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Green light for CMA to reform transparency in legal sector - October 30, 2017
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The Legal Services Board (LSB) has given the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) the green light to proceed with plans to improve price transparency in the legal sector. It said the CMA’s proposals “represent a sufficient starting point for the … Continue reading Green light for CMA to reform transparency in legal sector


Law firms could face hefty tax bills following recent FTT decision - October 30, 2017
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Concerns have been raised that solicitors and law firms could face huge tax bills, after a First-Tier Tribunal ruled that VAT is payable in relation to electronic local authority property searches carried out by third-party firms. In the case in … Continue reading Law firms could face hefty tax bills following recent FTT decision


Government puts divisive “flexible court hours” scheme on hold - October 30, 2017
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A controversial “flexible court hours” scheme that was due to be imminently rolled out across several jurisdictions has now been put on hold by the Government. The plans, which are heavily opposed by the legal sector, will see the crown … Continue reading Government puts divisive “flexible court hours” scheme on hold


Calls for solicitors to deliver greater cost transparency to ‘vulnerable’ consumers - September 27, 2017
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New research carried out by the Legal Services Board (LSB) suggests that the majority of ‘vulnerable’ legal services consumers who have mental health conditions such as dementia would benefit from greater cost transparency. The study, which surveyed 60 mentally ill … Continue reading Calls for solicitors to deliver greater cost transparency to ‘vulnerable’ consumers


HM Land Registry warns solicitors and conveyancers to watch out for ‘property fraud’ - September 27, 2017
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HM Land Registry has been issuing important email reminders to solicitors and conveyancers stressing the importance of being on the lookout for so-called ‘property fraud’ – which can result in significant financial losses. The email reminders follow a series of … Continue reading HM Land Registry warns solicitors and conveyancers to watch out for ‘property fraud’


Changes to SRA rules will make it easier for solicitors to switch regulators - September 27, 2017
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Proposed changes to indemnity insurance rules will make it easier for law firms to ‘switch’ between regulators, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has said. The SRA announced plans to overhaul existing rules earlier this week, in a bid to encourage … Continue reading Changes to SRA rules will make it easier for solicitors to switch regulators


Study sheds light on what businesses look for when outsourcing work to solicitors - July 5, 2017
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95 per cent of UK businesses believe that a law firm’s level of ‘transparency’ is most important when outsourcing work to external solicitors, a new study reveals. According to research carried out by Thompson Reuters, the majority of business clients … Continue reading Study sheds light on what businesses look for when outsourcing work to solicitors


Conveyancers welcome revenue boost - July 5, 2017
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Conveyancers have enjoyed a significant boost in revenue in recent years, thanks to a highly competitive mortgage market, an increase in the number of first-time buyers getting on the property ladder and the willingness of buyers to pay more in … Continue reading Conveyancers welcome revenue boost


CAT: Law Society ‘abused its dominant position’ in conveyancing training market - July 5, 2017
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A Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has ruled that The Law Society “abused its dominant position” in forcing thousands of law firms to train through its widely-recognised Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS). The news comes after claimants raised concerns that the that … Continue reading CAT: Law Society ‘abused its dominant position’ in conveyancing training market


Probate fee hikes scrapped to make way for snap General Election - May 30, 2017
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Controversial proposals to hike probate fees – which were initially due to take effect this month – have been scrapped to make way for the snap General Election. Midway through April, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced that the proposals … Continue reading Probate fee hikes scrapped to make way for snap General Election



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Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High Wycombe
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Healthcare Diagnostics and IT solutions company – based in Windsor
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“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!”

“I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.”

Development of building projects – based in Staines
2015-03-30T11:40:53+00:00
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!” “I take their advice because … Continue reading Caroline Wood, Maul & Murphy
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UK supplier of metal pre-treatment chemical control systems – based in Princes Risborough
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