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Welcome to our March Legal Bulletin

Welcome to the Watson Buckle Legal Bulletin, bringing you up-to-date news and information on the financial matters facing law firms.

This edition looks at the new proposals for an Online Court and calls for its scope to be limited, moves by the government to expose the gender pay gap amongst partners at law firms and new guidance from the law society regarding paid work experience.

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Solicitors call for Online Court to have lower £10,000 limit

The London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA) and the Law Society have called for a lower £10,000 limit for cases in the proposed Online Court (OC).


Government to expose gender pay gulf in law

Leading UK law firms will soon have to publish the gender pay gap of their partners following a change to mandatory reporting requirements proposed by the government.


Law Society calls for work experience placements to offer minimum wage

Firms should pay those on work experience the minimum wage or above, according to the Law Society, after a survey showed that nearly a quarter of aspiring lawyers have worked for more than six months unpaid.


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