Finally a Review into Civil Legal Aid ……2024

The Ministry of Justice has announced that a long awaited review into Civil Legal Aid will finally get underway , that is the good news , the bad news is it is not expected to report until the end of 2024 which would mean any new Government post election is likely to be faced with implementing changes . The review

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Law Society issues LBA on Criminal Legal Aid Crisis

The Law Society

The Law Society has confirmed that is has issued a letter before Action to the SSJ over the Governments irrational and unlawful approach to implementation of the emergency measures to be taken to the crisis in Criminal Legal Aid as recommended by The Bellamy Report .   “We argue the lord chancellor’s decision not to remunerate solicitors by the bare

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Brew Monday

  BREW MONDAY   Brew Monday is on Monday, 16 January 2023.   It’s a day to check in on people, have a conversation and listen over a cup of tea or coffee.   The Samaritans are reminding everyone to reach out on Monday 16 January 2023 for a cup of tea and a catch up with the people you

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Your Committee 2022/23

We have now published full details of the 2022/23 Committee on our website with email links . Follow this Link Committee – Doncaster & District Law Society (doncasterlawsociety.com) We look forward ot your contact and remember we are always looking for new members to join our committee In addition we currently have vacancies for a PR Officer and a Training

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HM Queen Elizabeth II

The President and Members of Doncaster & District Law Society offer our sincere condolences to King Charles and the Royal Family on the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II . We join the nation in thanking Her Majesty for a lifetime of dedication and service to our country

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Doncaster Junior Lawyers Division

Over the last few months we have seen Doncaster Junior Lawyers Division re-established going from strength to strenghth Doncaster & District Law Society are delighted to support the young lawyers in our city . The division under the leadership of President Liam and his team are working to deliver a range of support and activities to their members and so

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Bar Strike – Criminal Legal Aid 5th September

The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) has voted for indefinite strike action from 5 September 2022, escalating its protest to the government’s proposals on criminal legal aid . Since April, hundreds of barristers have adopted ‘no returns’ as part of a push for the government to uplift rates by 25%. This meant that no other barrister would take an instructed barrister’s

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Doncaster & District Law Society AGM

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  OF DONCASTER & DISTRICT LAW SOCIETY Thursday 29th September at the Regent Hotel, Doncaster Formal Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Doncaster and District Law Society is to be held at the Regent Hotel on Thursday 29th September 2022 from 12 noon to be followed by a buffet lunch. In accordance with

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