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

Rise In Sexual Harassment Claims Against Lawyers
June 28, 2018
Rise In Sexual Harassment Claims Against Lawyers

Sexual harassment and misconduct claims increase by 58%

TVLS Elects New President
June 26, 2018
TVLS Elects New President

Chris Noon of NE Law elected as President of Tees Valley Law Society at the recent AGM

OPBAS Reviews Law Society's Activities
June 4, 2018
OPBAS Reviews Law Society's Activities

Office for Professional Body AML Supervision auditing Law Society's AML guidance-giving functions

MoJ Avoids Barristers' Escalation
June 4, 2018
MoJ Avoids Barristers' Escalation

MoJ heads-off escalation in the ongoing dispute between barristers and the government

Business And Property Courts Forum
May 21, 2018
Business And Property Courts Forum

Forum being set up following the launch of the Business and Property Courts in Newcastle

Law Society Excellence Awards 2018
May 10, 2018
Law Society Excellence Awards 2018

This year's awards promise to be the biggest and most impressive yet
 

Law Society Responds To IPO Consultation
May 1, 2018
Law Society Responds To IPO Consultation

The Intellectual Property Office consulted on the impact of the Trade Mark Directive 2015

Criminal Duty Solicitors - A Looming Crisis
April 30, 2018
Criminal Duty Solicitors - A Looming Crisis

New campaign highlights looming crisis in the numbers of criminal duty solicitors in England and Wales

New Solicitor Brand Campaign
April 19, 2018
New Solicitor Brand Campaign

Law Society to launch major multi-channel marketing drive to promote solicitors and the profession

Law Society Business Review
April 19, 2018
Law Society Business Review

The Law Society have published their business review for 2017, highlighting their activities and impact over the year