Training In Supporting Sexual And Domestic Abuse Victims

Should solicitors receive training to help support victims of domestic abuse

Today marks the start of the Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Week, with events across the country to speak out against sexual abuse, as well as stand up in support of victims and survivors.  Sexual abuse, violence, including domestic abuse and violence is a difficult subject for many to understand and comprehend the impact it has on the […]

Finalists Announced For National Paralegal Awards

The Professional Paralegal Register have announced the finalists for the prestigious National Paralegal Awards, which will be taking place on Friday 27th March 2020. Karen Babington, Director at the Practical Vision Network, was selected as a judge for the awards, and helped whittle down the nominees list. The finalists are from 16 individual and business […]

Overwhelming Public Support For Legal Aid

Overwhelming Public Support For Legal Aid

On the anniversary of the government’s review of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), a Law Society survey has shown an overwhelming public support of legal aid.  Funding for domestic abuse cases and unfair police treatment received the highest public backing.  The survey was conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Law Society and the […]

Resolution Carry Out New Members Diversity Survey

For the first time Resolution have revealed what makes up their members in a new diversity survey. The report presents a snapshot of the first diversity survey taken by Resolution’s members where over 3,000 of its 6,500 members responded to the survey. The objectives of undertaking the extensive survey was to monitor its members for […]