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Wednesday, Jun-29, 2022

Positive Responses Retain Legal Aid Contract for McCormicks

[caption id="attachment_2290" align="alignleft" width="250"] Peter Minnikin[/caption] Positive Responses Retain Legal Aid Contract for McCormicks Leading Harrogate criminal law practice McCormicks has won a contract with the Legal Aid Agency to continue to supply services for both its own clients and those that need assistance of the duty solicitor. Duty Solicitors represent people who do not…
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Magistrates Court Sentencing Powers

Magistrates Court Sentencing Powers [caption id="attachment_4807" align="alignleft" width="250"] Brian Nuttney[/caption] It has recently been announced that magistrates will have their sentencing powers increased from six months to 12 months after a backlog of around 60,000 cases built up at Crown Courts as a result of the Covid lockdowns. So is this a sensible measure to…
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Harrogate Solicitor Becomes Premier League Chair

Harrogate Solicitor Becomes Premier League Chair Harrogate solicitor Peter McCormick OBE has become interim Chair of the Premier League for the second time, making him the only person to ever be Chair of both the Premier League and the FA. His appointment will take effect when current Chair Gary Hoffman steps down on 1 February…
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A Way Through Rent Arrears

A Way Through Rent Arrears [caption id="attachment_4832" align="alignleft" width="250"] Hayley Carr[/caption] The advent of Covid has meant all sorts of unforeseen circumstances for businesses. Here Litigation Executive Hayley Carr looks at what happens when rent arrears are one of the headaches to deal with. As with most sectors in the current uncertain economic climate, commercial…
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