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Why should you avoid a late cost budget submission?

by Legal Author September 16, 2021 Law

The rules and regulations regarding cost management and the filing of a cost budget submission in England & Wales are clear and concise however numerous cases still miss the mark and budgets are still filed or served late. Typically, cases with a pleaded value of £50,000 or less are filed and exchanged with the directions […]

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HULT Private Capital’s Advice on Avoiding Legal Pitfalls When Dealing with Investors

by Legal Author September 15, 2021 Law

When dealing with investors and looking for investment for your business or your next big idea, the following practical tips can help you to avoid legal pitfalls and to steer clear of any long-term legal problems:- 1. Ensure you’re making the right deal You’ll already know your business inside out, but you need to think […]

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Why Do Modern Law Firms Need a Client Portal?

by Legal Author September 8, 2021 Law

Have you ever considered using a secure client portal at your law firm? If not, then surely you should take that into your law practice soon. With so much to deliver, the client portal is the new element that clients look for in a law firm nowadays.  What exactly does a client portal mean? The […]

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The Impact of Domestic Abuse in the Workplace and How Non-Molestation Orders Help

by Legal Author August 26, 2021 Domestic Violence

While domestic abuse and molestation may happen at home, its devastating impact extends to every aspect of the victim or survivor’s life. It can cause emotional and physiological trauma that can also affect a person’s work life. As a result of work absences related to domestic abuse, a published KPMG study for Vodafone found that […]

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Can I Go to Jail for Buzzed Driving?

by Legal Author August 25, 2021 Road Traffic

When you’re out at a party or with friends, you may feel totally fine after having a beer or two or a glass of wine. This might make you feel that you can safely drive home; however, this isn’t the exact truth. Every day in the United States, driving under the influence (even if your […]

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Mark Thorley, Solicitor Provides Expertise to Scottish Legal Aid Payment Review Panel

by Legal Author August 23, 2021 Legal Aid

Mark Thorley, Solicitor and head of the family law and reparation department at Thorley Stephenson SSC, has received thanks from the Scottish Government for his contribution to the Legal Aid Payment Review Panel. Mark has contributed valuable insight from his extensive experience and expertise in criminal, reparation and family law . Mark is also the […]

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Mark Thorley, Scottish Solicitor & Part-Time Sheriff – Career, Publications & Media

by Legal Author July 24, 2021 Lawyers

Mark Thorley is a Scottish solicitor and part-time Sheriff.[1] He also co-founded the firm Blacklock Thorley in 1992 and then Thorley Stephenson in 2005.[2] Career Upon completion of an LLB Honours degree and a Dip LP, Thorley spent six years with Balfour & Manson specialising in reparation, family, and criminal law. In 1992, he co-founded Blacklock Thorley Solicitors specialising in debt […]

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Jury trials in Ontario suspended until 7th June 2021

by Legal Author May 17, 2021 Personal Injury

In response to the rising COVID-19 cases, a declaration of Emergency was made on January 12, 2021, for all of Ontario. With the declaration of Emergency came new provincial restrictions on January 14, 2021. In light of these restrictions, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice had suspended jury trials until May 3, 2021, at the […]

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4 Corners Depo – Deposition Summaries in the US

by Legal Author May 16, 2021 Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

If you are a litigation paralegal or a trial attorney, you will have many different transcripts that you need to summarize. If you have a heavy workload choosing a depo translating company like 4 Corners, Depo can help. Summarizing for various law firms nationwide, they can provide you the assistance you need. They are the […]

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Can You Sue Someone For Burning You?

by Legal Author May 12, 2021 Personal Injury

Burns happen for a variety of reasons, and oftentimes it can cause bodily harm. It would be a good idea to consult some burn injury lawyers to see what kind of a case you may have. How Can Burns Occur There are many different ways that people can get burned: Chemical Burns – This could […]

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