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Stories and information about developments affecting the legal professions, both locally and nationally.

Communicourt Research Looks To Level Up North East
June 1, 2022
Communicourt Research Looks To Level Up North East

Communicourt is looking to speak to North East solicitors practicing in family and criminal law

Cyber Alert To Law Firms
April 20, 2022
Cyber Alert To Law Firms

Durham Constabulary advice following ransomware attack on Newcastle law firm
 

Law Society Responds to SIF Consultation
February 21, 2022
Law Society Responds to SIF Consultation

The Law Society of England & Wales has responded to the SRA's recent consultation
 

SRA Consultation & Webinar
December 7, 2021
SRA Consultation & Webinar

SRA seeks views and answers questions on post six-year run-off cover and the Solicitors Indemnity Fund
 

The Teesside Legal Walk 2021
August 23, 2021
The Teesside Legal Walk 2021

Support access to justice and reconnect with local colleagues

 

Practising Certificate Fee 2021/22 Consultation
May 28, 2021
Practising Certificate Fee 2021/22 Consultation

The Law Society of England & Wales' survey on the practising certificate fee for 2021-22 has been launched

Sign Up To My Law Society To Take Part In Members' Ballot
December 4, 2020
Sign Up To My Law Society To Take Part In Members' Ballot

Ballot papers will be made available via My Law Society. Don't be disenfranchised: check your details are correct

Queen's Counsel Honorary Silk
July 1, 2020
Queen's Counsel Honorary Silk

The Ministry of Justice has launched the 2020/21 round of Queen’s Counsel honoris causa (honorary silk)

Law Society Notice Of Council Elections 2020
June 22, 2020
Law Society Notice Of Council Elections 2020

The Law Society of England and Wales has announced its updated council elections for 2020

COVID-19 And Renewing Your Firm's PII
May 27, 2020
COVID-19 And Renewing Your Firm's PII

Issues and possible solutions when renewing professional indemnity insurance during the pandemic