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Private sector soluton to legal aid funding crisis

Outline proposal for voluntary system to replace legal aid – The indemnity principle needs to be abolished, so that lawyers can act for clients who are unable to agree to pay their fees, and the lawyers can recover their costs … Continue reading

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Legal Aid under threat

Kenneth Clarke complains that legal aid is costing the average taxpayer £39 per year. Under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, now before Parliament, legal help, and representation in family and other civil proceedings will be severely … Continue reading

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Defamation Bill

I have responded to the Ministry of Justice Consultation Paper on the Defamation Bill expressing my own views. Generally I don’t think the draft Bill goes far enough, and wider definitions are needed for qualified privilege. It needs to be … Continue reading

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Marriage Visas: Pre-Entry English Requirements for Spouses

Marriage Visas: Pre-Entry English Requirements for Spouses.

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Human Rights – marriage and family life

O’ Donoghue v The United Kingdom [2010] ECtHR Case on Right to Marry Written ministerial statement on English language requirement | Home Office. marriagevisasthewayforward Quila v Home Secretary [2010] EWCA Civ 1482 ILPA and JCWI LETTER TO DAMIAN GREEN 1.10.10 Damian Green’s Letter … Continue reading

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