Understanding Costs in Legal Translation

November 26, 2013

The demand for translation services within the UK legal sector has grown year on year. Lawyers are dealing with international clients as well as a multicultural domestic market; this has driven the need for documents to be translated; everything from witness statements to evidence to personal documentation now needs translating between English and foreign languages. […]

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Are UK law firms vulnerable to the recession?

August 15, 2013

With the economic downturn lasting longer than had originally been expected, there’s the chance that UK law firms could fall victim to the ongoing tough times. Lawyers in London as well as other regions around the country may be forced to address the sectors of the market that they currently work in and try to adapt to a […]

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All About Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

February 13, 2013

(US commercial law regarding Chapter 11 Bankruptcy). Sometimes a business may have a reasonable chance for future success, but because of overwhelming start-up costs, excessive current debt, numerous lease payments, or any other number of debt issues, the company may be in immediate danger of failure. In these cases, a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition may […]

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A claim barred by limitation allowed on a response letter by the client

January 4, 2013

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a solicitor’s claim for costs which are billed but not fixed by agreement or assessment was covered by section 29(5) of the Limitation Act 1980. It was the first time that the appeal court had ruled on the subject said Lord Justice Lloyd. Bath Housing Co-operative which needed […]

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