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Haslers Chartered Accountants

June 2017


Welcome to the latest issue of the Focus On Legal bulletin from Haslers, which brings you news and information on financial and business issues facing law firms.

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Probate fee hikes dropped ahead of snap General Election

Controversial proposals to hike probate fees will no longer go ahead, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed.

Regulator to be investigated by Legal Services Board

Reports suggest that the Law Society is to be investigated by the Legal Services Board (LSB) over alleged ‘interference’ with the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) independence.



Cybercrime and cash flow top law firms’ concerns, study finds

Small and medium-sized law firms have experienced a significant increase in the number of thefts from client accounts in recent months, a study has revealed.

Conveyancing market “hitting new highs”

New research suggests that the conveyancing market is “hitting new highs” previously unseen this side of the 2008 financial crisis.



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