Category: Legal news

Is your business ready for GDPR?!

General Data Protection RegulationS   Introduction The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the UK on 25th May 2018 and replaces the Data Protection Act 1998.  The GDPR protects the rights of all EU citizens.  Crucially it no longer matters where the data is collected or where it...
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Introduction of a new Qualifying Examination for Solicitors

The Solicitors Regulation Authority have this morning confirmed plans to introduce changes to how people can enter the solicitors’ profession.  They are seeking to introduce a single centrally set examination called a Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), which will come in to use from September 2020.  The SRA are quoted in the...
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Innocent people will be jailed if criminal law cuts are enforced, warns Leicestershire legal expert

Miscarriages of justice will take place if Government plans to slash the Criminal Legal Aid budget goes ahead, warns a leading Leicestershire law firm Paul Tubb, a criminal legal aid expert at QualitySolicitors Mander Cruickshank has called on the public to join the fight against the changes. “There will be...
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Leicestershire legal expert condemns Government Wills inaction

One of the region’s best known law firms has hit out at the Government over its decision not to allow the regulation of Will writing Chris Grayling, the Government’s Justice Secretary has (MAY 14) rejected a recommendation from regulator body the Legal Services Board that Will-writing should be regulated, a...
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Coalville legal experts join fight against faceless solicitors

One of Coalville’s most established law practices has joined a nationwide campaign highlighting the pitfalls of a call centre approach to legal services. QualitySolicitors Mander Cruickshank are part of the Keep Solicitors Local campaign, educating the public as to why they are in safer hands dealing with established legal practices....
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