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July 2011

Jack strikes back

In a move described by one report as ‘making an ex minister feel like a wide-eyed back-bencher’, Jack Straw MP has caused huge waves in the personal injury market, with a personal campaign against referral fees in personal injury.

The Winning Instruction

When Collette McCann, a solicitor at Michael W Halsall Solicitors and secretary Kelly Jones arrived at work on the morning of 1st July, they expected a regular day at the office.


Not the most popular date on solicitors’ calendars over recent years; the looming professional indemnity renewal season has featured a lot in the media this month. Not least with some curious advice from one lawyer on how to save time getting your next quote.