LAZ Press Statement Dated 5th April 2017 On The Implications Of The Legal Practitioners (Costs) Order 2017, Statutory Instrument No. 6 Of 2017

Following the publication of the Legal Practitioners (Costs) Order, Statutory Instrument No. 6 of 2017 (”the SI”), members of the Remuneration Committee and the LAZ Secretariat have received a number of queries from Legal Practitioners in whether the fees indicated in the SI are expressed in Kwacha denomination/currency or fee units. The LAZ Council also read the article in the Daily Nation edition of 3rd April, 2017 under the headline, ”Lawyers Raise Legal Fees” and the editorial comment that appeared on page 4 of the said edition with a grave concern as the authors misinterpreted the meaning of the fees or figures appearing under various heads of the SI.

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LAZ PRESS STATEMENT DATED 15TH APRIL 2017 ON THE IMPLICATIONS O

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