Mother of 21-year-old killed by “legal high” welcomes new law – The Argus


The Argus
Mother of 21-year-old killed by "legal high" welcomes new law
The Argus
After Hester's death she turned into an ardent campaigner – first campaigning to have individual drugs like GBL banned – but new legal highs were being invented quicker than the law makers could act. Describing her determination to become an ardent …

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London law firm sets up fintech fund to provide free legal advice to startups – Finextra (press release)


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London law firm sets up fintech fund to provide free legal advice to startups
Finextra (press release)
A London law firm is to set aside £100,000 per annum to provide free legal advice to fintech startups. Simmons & Simmons says it has earmarked the cash so as to help 'three or four' startups solve some of the difficult legal problems they often
UK Law Firm Gives Free Legal Advice to Fintech StartupsCrowdfund Insider

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Brisbane firm Lawcadia lays down the law on legal cost blowouts – Courier Mail


Courier Mail
Brisbane firm Lawcadia lays down the law on legal cost blowouts
Courier Mail
“At the moment, there is no transparency in relation to legal spending,” said Mr Walsh, a former legal eagle at McCullough Robertson and Freshfields. “Law firms are not good at estimating legal fees. In some cases, the final bill can be four times the

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AVANGRID Renewables – PRESS STATEMENT – Legal response to the initial Administrative Law Judge (ALJ … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

AVANGRID Renewables – PRESS STATEMENT – Legal response to the initial Administrative Law Judge (ALJ
GlobeNewswire (press release)
1. The Presiding Judge correctly finds that Iberdrola did not engage in any unlawful activity in the spot market. (p18) 2. The Initial Decision correctly determined that the Iberdrola Contract was the product of nothing other than fair, arms-length

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Greater Manchester Police make first arrest under new ‘legal-highs’ law – Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News
Greater Manchester Police make first arrest under new 'legal-highs' law
Manchester Evening News
A 23-year-old man in Rochdale has become the first to be arrested under the new law on so-called 'legal highs' – less than 12 hours after selling the drugs was banned. Greater Manchester Police detained the man on suspicion of supplying a controlled
First arrest under new 'legal highs' law – just hours after it came into forceMirror.co.uk
Police ready to act on new legal high lawSunderland Echo
Legal high law change welcomed as authorities plan to continue crack downShields Gazette
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Call for law firms and legal departments to enter African Legal Awards – Legal Week


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Call for law firms and legal departments to enter African Legal Awards
Legal Week
The awards put the spotlight on the increasingly competitive African legal market, which has witnessed office launches by several leading international law firms in recent years, including DLA Piper and Herbert Smith Freehills, which both opened for

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Wiregrass Law Firm Winner of Alabama Legal Food Frenzy – WTVY, Dothan


WTVY, Dothan
Wiregrass Law Firm Winner of Alabama Legal Food Frenzy
WTVY, Dothan
MONTGOMERY, AL (WTVY) Attorney General Luther Strange and Alabama State Bar President Lee H. Copeland announced the winners of the Alabama Food Frenzy, a competition this spring among law firms to benefit food banks throughout the state.

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First arrest under new ‘legal highs’ law – just hours after it came into force – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk
First arrest under new 'legal highs' law – just hours after it came into force
Mirror.co.uk
The first person was arrested under new legal high laws just hours after the new legislation was introduced. Legal highs were today criminalised as offenders face up to seven years in jail under the Psychoactive Substances Act. Laws criminalising the …
Police ready to act on new legal high lawSunderland Echo
Greater Manchester Police make first arrest under new 'legal-highs' lawManchester Evening News
'Legal highs' banned as new law comes into forceGrimsby Telegraph
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‘Largest ever’ legal needs survey – findings – Law Gazette

'Largest ever' legal needs survey – findings
Law Gazette
Commenting on the findings, Law Society president Jonathan Smithers (pictured) said protection and redress for those accessing legal services 'is not even'. He added: 'The most trained and qualified providers are the most regulated while those who may …

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$96m for legal aid and community law centres – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

$96m for legal aid and community law centres
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Budget 2016 will invest an additional $96 million of operating funding over this year and the next four years to make it easier for low-income New Zealanders to access advice from legal aid lawyers and community law centres, Associate Justice Minister

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Police ready to act on new legal high law – Sunderland Echo


Sunderland Echo
Police ready to act on new legal high law
Sunderland Echo
Southern Area Command Chief Inspector Jerry Pearson said: “This new psychoactive substances legislation is another tool for ourselves and our partners to use to help combat and tackle the problem of legal highs and gives us increased powers to help us …
'Legal highs' banned as new law comes into forceGrimsby Telegraph
New law criminalising supply of 'legal highs' welcomed by Northamptonshire PoliceNorthampton Chronicle & Echo
New law will be effective against legal highs, minister sayysGlasgow Evening Times
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‘Legal highs’ banned as new law comes into force – Grimsby Telegraph


Grimsby Telegraph
'Legal highs' banned as new law comes into force
Grimsby Telegraph
New laws to tackle the production and sale of so-called legal highs comes into force today, carrying prison sentences of up to seven years. The Psychoactive Substances Act will provide a blanket ban on the production, supply and importation of new …
New law criminalising supply of 'legal highs' welcomed by Northamptonshire PoliceNorthampton Chronicle & Echo
New law will be effective against legal highs, minister sayysGlasgow Evening Times
Legal highs ban: New law comes into force with seven-year sentence for offendersexpressandstar.com
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New law criminalising supply of ‘legal highs’ welcomed by Northamptonshire Police – Northampton Chronicle & Echo


Northampton Chronicle & Echo
New law criminalising supply of 'legal highs' welcomed by Northamptonshire Police
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
A Northamptonshire Police superintendent has welcomed the introduction of a new law that aims to prevent the production and supply of so-called 'legal highs'. The Psychoactive Substances Act comes in to force today and will criminalise the supply of
Legal highs ban: New law comes into force with seven-year sentence for offendersexpressandstar.com
New law set to make 'legal highs' illegalITV News
New law will be effective against legal highs, minister sayysHerald Scotland
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Legal highs ban: New law won’t stop me, says Wolverhampton user – expressandstar.com


expressandstar.com
Legal highs ban: New law won't stop me, says Wolverhampton user
expressandstar.com
The words of Andy Joyce, who describes himself as a 'long-time' Mamba addict who smokes at least one gram a day of the now banned substance. The 46-year-old from Wolverhampton said his habit costs him £10 a day and told us that the legal highs ban …

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New law will be effective against legal highs, minister sayys – Herald Scotland


Herald Scotland
New law will be effective against legal highs, minister sayys
Herald Scotland
A new law banning so-called legal highs will protect children and communities, according to home office minister Karen Bradley. She said the new law would deliver a blanket ban on the sale and supply of new psychoactive substances, but would not …
New law set to make 'legal highs' illegalITV News
New law banning legal highs comes into forceThe National
Sunderland addiction service boss welcomes change in legal high law but urges for better educationSunderland Echo
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