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

Covid-19 Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention
May 27, 2020
Covid-19 Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention

Pandemic and lockdown create vulnerabilites that criminals and fraudsters are seeking to exploit

Covid-19 Advice To Conveyancers
May 27, 2020
Covid-19 Advice To Conveyancers

Law Society develops guidance on completing moves while maintaining safety

Virtual Statutory Declarations
May 27, 2020
Virtual Statutory Declarations

COVID-19 has created uncertainty over the safety of statutory declarations in insolvency proceedings

Virtual Execution and E-Signatures
May 27, 2020
Virtual Execution and E-Signatures

Law Society guidance on virtual execution and e-signatures, plus Land Registry "Mercury" signing approach

Returning To The Office
May 27, 2020
Returning To The Office

A practical framework to assist law firms and sole practitioners in implementing government guidance for offices

Law Society Advice On Covid-19
May 27, 2020
Law Society Advice On Covid-19

Where to find the Law Society's latest information and guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic

Law Society Accreditations Team Working Remotely
March 27, 2020
Law Society Accreditations Team Working Remotely

Changes to Accreditation Team procedures
 

Closure of Hudson Hart & Borrows, Richmond
March 25, 2020
Closure of Hudson Hart & Borrows, Richmond

Hudson Hart & Borrows, Richmond, North Yorkshire, to close following death of prinicipal

President's Statement On Coronavirus
March 24, 2020
President's Statement On Coronavirus

Read Law Society president Simon Davis' statement on the coronavirus situation

Emergency Coronavirus Legislation Introduced
March 23, 2020
Emergency Coronavirus Legislation Introduced

Coronavirus Bill to receive second reading in House of Commons on Monday 23 March