1st February - Law News

2593rd 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.

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Focus of the Day Article:
The handler of legal complaints in England and Wales is showing tentative signs of improved performance. Data on timeliness, published this week by the Legal Ombudsman, show the organisation steadily improved through the second half of 2018. By December, 45% of all legal cases concluded within 90 days, with 62% concluding within 180 days and 91% within a year. Back in April, just 11% of cases were finished within 90 days – well below the ombudsman’s own target of 26%. The ombudsman still falls short of its target to complete 72% of cases within 180 days, but has improved since April when the proportion was just 46%.
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