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Establish a Business Entity in Austria (Update) | International network of lawyers

1. Introduction – In principle, any national or foreign citizen is allowed to set up a business in Austria. A company is defined as a partnership of at least two people (exceptions for limited liability companies and joint stock companies), founded by a legal operation, who wish to achieve a …

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Asif Hafeez was denied access to a lawyer by the British prison services

LONDON: The UK government’s prison and probation services have prevented former Pakistani gold trader Mohammad Asif Hafeez from speaking to his lawyer in Pakistan via video link for several weeks now. Mohammad Asif Hafeez is jailed in the infamous Belmarsh Prison as he fights an extradition request from the US …

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‘Men and women’ could be excluded from Scottish courts, with lawyers urged to use gender neutral terms

Lawyers have urged lawyers to stop calling jurors “ladies and gentlemen” during trials. They also decided to drop “sir” and “madam” when communicating with the public. It comes weeks after concerns were expressed over how prominent QCs spoke to jurors during a High Court hearing. The Law Society of Scotland, …

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Ruto unveils 50 lawyers to defend his program

Vice President William Ruto, who is linked to the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), unveiled 50 young lawyers to defend him and the party’s agenda. Dubbed the “UDA Lawyers Brigade,” the team led by UDA Legal Secretary Edward Muriu spoke to the media on Monday, December 20. Lawyers have been tasked …

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Mumbai: “Misconduct if Lawyer Cites Fee in Case of Success” | Bombay News

Mumbai: A district court ruled that a lawyer citing a fee conditional on the success of the trial amounted to professional misconduct. The magistrate cited a Bombay High Court judgment which said: “Fees contingent on the success of a case and which give the lawyer an interest in the matter …

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Abu Dhabi plans to open new family law court for non-Emirati lawyers

Abu Dhabi is considering allowing expatriate lawyers to represent cases before a new non-Muslim family court in the capital, which would be another turning point for the legal system. Currently, only citizens of the United Arab Emirates are allowed to act as lawyers in the courts. The Abu Dhabi Judicial …

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Bar Council of Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Bars practice of two malpractice lawyers, working as full time employee

The Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Bar Council issued restraining orders against two lawyers for malpractice and removal for being a full-time employee, respectively. By a notification dated 15e December, the Council hinted about a resolution passed against lawyer E. Vimal Kumar under section 35 of the Law on Lawyers, for …

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Sen Bernier, Out-of-State Lawyers Criticize Gableman Inquiry as “Pseudo-Audit” | State

(The Center Square) – A Wisconsin Republican calls for concluding last year’s election investigation. Senator Kathy Bernier, R-Chippewa Falls, told State House reporters on Monday that there was no evidence of fraud, that the 2020 election was safe and secure, and that ongoing investigations into the last year’s votes were …

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Turkey has prosecuted some 1,600 lawyers and arrested 615 since the failed coup: report

Turkey has prosecuted more than 1,600 lawyers and arrested 615 of them for terrorism since a failed coup in 2016, Turkish minute reported, citing a recently published report by the Arrested Lawyers Initiative, a lawyer advocacy group. According to the report entitled “The Repression”, 474 lawyers had been sentenced to …

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How To Make It Rain: Social Media Marketing For Lawyers On Balance Search Consultants

Leverage social media Gone are the days of attending endless events every week. Nothing beats and will ever replace face-to-face networking. Social media spreads your message to your main prospects, amplifies the areas of specialization of the company, making the business development process more effective and efficient. “If you want …

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