Doncaster Law Society AGM 8th July 2014 Lunchtime

The Doncaster & District Law Society AGM will be held on Tuesday 8th July at the Regent Hotel , Doncaster . As with last years highly successful event the AGM will be held at a lunchtime 12.30 – 2pm and include Lunch and Teas / Coffee . We are also likely to have a guest speaker of interest , details

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Grayling confirms draconian cuts

The proposals see : – 17.5% cuts spread over two years – Duty contracts with only 525 national contracts and only 7 in south Yorkshire as a whole – Caps on Crown Court Cases under 500 pages – New National Fixed Fee for Police Station and changes to magistrates renumeration – Promise of financial support for bids – Lots of

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Transforming Legal Aid Consultation Period Extended

The MOJ has now extended the period for consultation following clarifying a number of matters including the fact that certain figures included VAT and other expenses . The New Consultation can be accessed here : The deadline is now 1st November . Essential to this is also a Survey into Duty Contracts by Andrew Otterburn and it is essential firms

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