26th May - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY:  An appeal court ruling last week appears to have delivered a serious blow to solicitors seeking to offer ‘unbundled’ services without being held liable for matters beyond those in their client retainer. The judgment, in Sequence Properties Ltd v Kunal Balwantbhal Patel ‘pretty much kills unbundled litigation services’, one practitioner told the Gazette. The Law Society, meanwhile, agrees the case may 'present difficulty' and has called for statutory protection for solicitors offering such services. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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Today's video story: Ahead of the first debate on the EU referendum on 26 May, we asked for your thoughts and views in video, using your mobile. The debate - the first ahead of the 23 June poll - is aimed at young voters. You've told us whether you're voting to leave or remain - in or out - and about the issues of concern to you ahead of the referendum to decide Britain's future in Europe.