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We remain confident that we can continue to provide the quality of service that you rightly expect during these uncertain times. We already have the infrastructure in place to ensure business continuity so there will be no difference in your ability to access our services quickly and efficiently.

We can continue to attend conferences and hearings either by phone or by video conference. All our experts and advocates are also readily available and are more than happy to assist you if you have a question you need answering at short notice, or need assistance.

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Litigation in Person Costs & the Chorley Principle

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