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

Response To LSB's IGR Review Consultation
21 February 2018
Response To LSB's IGR Review Consultation

Law Society responds to the LSB's review of its internal governance rules
 

IP Unjustified Threats Act Podcast
19 February 2018
IP Unjustified Threats Act Podcast

Law Society publishes 'Unjustified Threats Act - what changes to intellectual property' podcast

Fixed Recoverable Costs
19 February 2018
Fixed Recoverable Costs

Law Society preparing for MoJ's consultation on LJ Jackson's supplementary report on FRC
 

The Law Society In Parliament
16 February 2018
The Law Society In Parliament

The first of a new series of regular updates on the Law Society's parliamentary work

SRA Handbook Reform Phase Two Consultation
16 February 2018
SRA Handbook Reform Phase Two Consultation

Law Society voices concerns in their response to latest Handbook consultation

Response To The Sentencing Code Consultation
16 February 2018
Response To The Sentencing Code Consultation

The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission's consultation

Northallerton Court Closure: Views Needed Urgently
15 February 2018
Northallerton Court Closure: Views Needed Urgently

Law Society seeking view on HMCTS' proposed closure of Northallerton Magistrates' Court

Law Society Calls For Reinstatement Of Legal Aid For Early Advice
08 February 2018
Law Society Calls For Reinstatement Of Legal Aid For Early Advice

Add your voice by writing to your MP using the Society's online tool

MoJ Seeks Views On CCJs
07 February 2018
MoJ Seeks Views On CCJs

Ministry of Justice consulting on the effectiveness of the current process for money claims
 

Brexit And Intellectual Property
07 February 2018
Brexit And Intellectual Property

Prominent legal and IP organisations submit joint position paper to government