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Bringing the gig economy to an ancient profession

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Today everyone wants jobs done swiftly and at a fixed up front fee. Ideally by the best person for the job. Finding lawyers online isn’t exactly difficult. Finding one that can do what you need isn’t much harder but getting the job you want and no more done for a fixed fee seems somewhat elusive. […]

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No special treatment

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The Supreme Court has answered a recurring question in court procedure – do parties without lawyers get any special treatment? Today’s decision in Barton v Wright Hassall LLP [2018] UKSC 12 is a clear statement that special allowances are not afforded to litigants in person. This follows the trend in cases exemplified by a high […]