5th October - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: City lawyers have fired off an angry letter to the Lord Chancellor, Michael Gove, about proposals to hike court fees. In a joint letter, the City of London Law Society and Commercial Bar Association warn Gove that he risks driving high-value legal business overseas to New York or Singapore. They argue that the resulting loss in tax revenue will “dwarf” any increase in income from court fees. Full story - New Law Journal