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Law Society Gazette
Solicitors set for new guidance on complaintsRegulators plan to consult on what information solicitors should provide to cli
Solicitors set for new guidance on complaints
Law Society Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
Regulators plan to consult on what information solicitors should provide to clients about their options and procedures for making service complaints. According to section 112 of the 2007 Legal Services Act (LSA), all lawyers must notify their... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
LSB not opposed to full-scale legal market probeThe oversight regulatory body has given its provisional backing to the competit
LSB not opposed to full-scale legal market probe
Law Society Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The oversight regulatory body has given its provisional backing to the competition watchdog for a complete review of the legal sector. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced last month plans to examine concerns about the affordability... Read more
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Canberra Times
How the ACT government gets your metadataThe metadata received by the ACT government "was used to inform investigations
How the ACT government gets your metadata
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
The metadata received by the ACT government "was used to inform investigations into active non-compliance with territory-based tax laws". Photo: iStock The ACT government has defended its right to seek access to Canberrans' private phone and... Read more
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WA Today
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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Canberra Times
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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The Age
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Data retention: Document reveals agencies seeking warrant-free access to telco dataA document released under freedom of information legislation has revealed the b
Data retention: Document reveals agencies seeking warrant-free access to telco data
Computer World Australia / Posted 18 days ago
A document released under freedom of information legislation has revealed the breadth of federal and state agencies seeking authorisation to access telecommunications data covered by the government’s data retention scheme. The agencies range from... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Antitrust watchdog to probe legal servicesThe Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to examine ‘long-standing concer
Antitrust watchdog to probe legal services
Law Society Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to examine ‘long-standing concerns about the affordability of legal services and standards of service’, it announced today. A market study restricted to England and Wales will... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
QC selection panel switchNorth-west solicitor Edward Nally is to replace another former Law Society pres
QC selection panel switch
Law Society Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
North-west solicitor Edward Nally is to replace another former Law Society president, Linda Lee, as one of two solicitors on the QC Selection Panel. Nally, admitted in 1980, is a consultant and former senior partner at Bolton and Manchester firm... Read more

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