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Event 27 January 2017: The ‘New Year itch’

The ‘New Year itch’ - Law Society event addresses solicitors’ annual search for better work/life balance

A Law Society event on 26 January 2017 addresses the legal sector’s annual ‘New Year itch’ when solicitors search for a better work/life balance, perhaps working less strenuous hours and having more quality family time.

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Law Gazette Article on ScoMo Founder Lucy Scott-Moncrieff's Eventful Career in Law

Jonathan Rayer writes for The Law Gazette reflecting on Lucy Scott-Moncrieff’s high profile and eventful career in law as founder and managing director of Sco Mo; as president and then council member of the Law Society; mental health tribunal judge; Judicial Appointments Commission board member; and House of Lords Commissioner for Standards.

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Man arrested in Brixton launches formal complaint against Met Police

Sulaiman Lee, film of whose arrest by more than six Metropolitan Police officers in Brixton on 1 September was posted on many news outlets, is to launch a formal complaint against the force. He has appointed Terence Channer of national law firm Scott- Moncrieff, a specialist solicitor who acts in many wrongful arrest cases, to represent him.

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Promoting Justice in China - Article by Lucy Scott-Moncrieff for The Law Gazette

I was part of a delegation in Beijing that saw how legal aid is reaching clients with special needs.
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Metropolitan Police pays £17,000 damages to man following assault and unlawful arrest at O2 Arena

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Claim that officer also punched man’s friend in face and lied in evidenceArresting officer prosecuted and has left Met Police

In a case it did not try to defend, the Metropolitan Police has paid a London man £17,000 damages after he was assaulted by an officer and unlawfully arrested at a birthday party at the O2 Arena in 2013. Omar Mushtaq’s arrest was videoed by himself and his friends and this evidence led to the Metropolitan Police not only dropping its original criminal case against Mr Mushtaq but also immediately making an offer of compensation.

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