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NOTICE OF CLSA AGM Friday 12 November at 13:00 via Zoom

I hereby give notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Criminal Law Solicitors' Association will be held on Friday 12 November at 13:00 via Zoom CLSA Hon. Secretary AGENDA 1. Apologies for Absence 2. Treasurer's Report and approval of Annual Accounts 3....

BBC File on 4 – Coercive Control – Survey

Our friends at BBC Radio 4 have asked whether our members can assist with an important survey on how the criminal justice system treats those who have been the victim of coercive and controlling behaviour. They would be grateful if members could help them with their...

LAA webinars on accelerated measures – please claim your fees

The LAA is concerned that only around 45% of advocates and around 42% of litigators are claiming the fixed fee for considering unused material (for 0-3 hours work) in eligible cases, despite the fact that claiming this fee involves only 3 clicks on CCCD, and there...

DISCOUNTS ON WHITE BOOK

Your CLSA Committee are pleased to announce that we have managed to secure a 15% discount with Sweet & Maxwell for the 2021 Edition of the White Book. We hope this will be the first of many such discounts and we will send details of other offers in due course....

New guidelines to sentence trade mark offences published

The Sentencing Council has today published, in accordance with section 120 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, new definitive guidelines to be used by the Crown Court and magistrates’ courts in England and Wales when sentencing the offence of unauthorised use of a...