15th October - Law News

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Focus of the Day Legal Article:  Government plans for a levy to fund the fight against financial crime amount to a 'special tax on the legal profession', the Law Society said today. In a strongly-worded response to a consultation on the economic crime levy announced by the chancellor earlier this year, Chancery Lane said any levy based on income would be especially harmful to the profession. Full story - The Law Society Gazette
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Political leaders across Northern England say the areas facing more stringent lockdowns need urgent financial support - or residents will face even more hardship over the winter.

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