Hundreds of lawyers turned up outside of parliament yesterday to protest against proposals to cut £220 million from the legal aid budget and remove defendants' rights to choose their solicitor.
An Indian state Bar Council has alerted the legal profession to the possibility of 'fake' lawyers working amongst them following the arrest of a man who had been able to dupe the system for at least a year and a half.
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San Francisco-based law firm Morrison & Foerster has deployed leading litigation partner Daniel Levison to its Singapore office to enhance its ability to assist businesses expand into the region.
A group of lawyers who attempted a series of 'troll' copyright claims against internet users who illegally downloaded pornographic videos have missed a deadline to pay a $81,000 fine.
Social media platform Facebook is being sued by the music company representing US rap superstar Eminem over an alleged copyright infringement.
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Law firms across Europe are failing to look after their retained clients with general counsel slating the lack of communication and regular reviews, according to new research from the Global Legal Post in association with Martindale-Hubbell.
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