WHEN police raided a local firm of advocates, it was a pretty heavy-handed affair, not least because they ignored guidelines relating to lawyers representing clients and because officers threatened to break down a door unless allowed in at 3 o’clock in the morning.
MOST of Guernsey’s biggest law firms have featured in the annual offshore survey of the top legal magazine The Lawyer.
THE Law Officers and advocates are divided over proposals to reform the Court of Appeal.
THE senior partner of Collas Day expects to see other law firms move away from the courts area in future.
LAW firms Carey Olsen and Mourant Ozannes have shared top billing in the 2011 edition of the Chambers UK directory.
MANAGERS must be aware of the pitfalls that could land them in an employment tribunal, according to Mourant Ozannes partner Jessica Roland.
THE findings by legal costs lawyer Jim Diamond that some top local lawyers charge £475 a hour will have surprised few who have to pay for professional services – but it will explain to all other islanders why they cannot afford legal services.
TOP local lawyers charge up to £475 per hour, an investigation has found.
A DECISION by a local firm of lawyers to seek a judicial review of the actions of the chief officer of police and a judge of the Royal Court would not have been undertaken lightly.
COLLAS DAY has confirmed it is to be the latest law firm to leave prominent offices outside Guernsey’s Royal Court for waterfront premises.
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