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Dear Chris,

you probably do not recall meeting me. I am just one of a number of angry lawyers that you have met with over the last year or so. 440 more words

Law

Unrepresented Claimants at the Employment Tribunal

It has been a while since I have attended an Employment Tribunal and then I was busy representing claimants. I therefore thought that it was about time that I paid the Central London Employment Tribunal a visit and observe a hearing just for the fun of it. 513 more words

Law

LEGAL AID: Residence test found discriminatory and unlawful by High Court

By Rachel Harger DtRtP and Paralegal at Bindmans LLP

Yesterday on Tuesday 15th July 2014 the government’s draft legislation to introduce a residence test for legal aid was struck down by the High Court on the basis it is discriminatory and unlawful. 315 more words

Activism

Alberta lawyers 'fed up', threaten job action over cuts to legal aid

EDMONTON – Alberta lawyers, still angered that legal aid is facing a funding crunch, are threatening job action.

They maintain another $8 million is needed to properly fund the system that provides legal services for those who can’t afford it. 110 more words

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THANKS FOR THE MISSING MEMORIES

I am really annoyed with myself today!

I have come downstairs to get ready to go out and find a new GP and yet I have turned on my new PC to be met with a message that my copy of Windows 7 Professional is not genuine?! 1,077 more words

Relief to adivasi villagers of Dangs affected by tourism project

In June 2011, nearly 250 villagers of Navagam village near Saputara in the Dangs district of Gujarat received relief from the Gujarat High Court following a petition by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) against their eviction. 262 more words

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