Police station advice: a chink of light?

At the moment, anyone is entitled to free advice in the police station if they are arrested. For minor cases they may get only telephone advice, for more serious cases they get a lawyer in the police station for any interview. The universal right to representation by a solicitor at a police station was enshrined in Read the full story

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Alternative Business Structures

Soon we will have Tesco Law. On present plans, 6 October is the date on which the first alternative business structures (ABS) will be able to open for business in the legal services marketplace in England and Wales. This will mean that for the first time non-lawyers can fully own and invest in law firms. Read the full story

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