9th April - Law News

2296th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Fears of an all-out trade war have intensified after China hit back hard at Donald Trump's proposed tariffs against Chinese imports.

Focus of the Day story: Solicitors should expect ‘significant teething problems’ with e-billing, which became compulsory in the county court and Senior Court Costs Office this week, the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL) has warned. However, it also urged solicitors not to ignore or be scared off by the change.The new rules apply to multi-track claims unless fixed costs or scale costs apply, the receiving party is unrepresented or the court has ordered otherwise. Any work done from 6 April 2018 on must be an electronic bill. Full story - New Law Journal

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