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Welcome to our February 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: Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) proposals insisting law firms will need to publish the fees they charge for popular services; a Law Society report urging the Government to ‘preserve the rights’ of the legal sector during Brexit negotiations; and, finally, recoverable legal fee cap which has been proposed for firms acting in NHS negligence claims.

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Solicitors will need to publish fees, says SRA

Under new proposals, solicitors and law firms will need to publish their fees for a range of popular services such as conveyancing and the drafting of a Will, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has confirmed.


Law Society says Brexit negotiations must ‘preserve the rights’ of the legal sector

In a report entitled Brexit and the law, the Law Society has called upon the Government to ‘preserve the rights’ of the UK’s £26billion legal sector during Brexit negotiations with the European Union (EU).


Legal fee ‘cap’ proposed for law firms involved in NHS negligence claims

Reports suggest that the Government will introduce a cap on recoverable legal fees for law firms involved in NHS negligence claims.


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