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

Law Society Council Elections 2018
April 16, 2018
Law Society Council Elections 2018

The Law Society has given Preliminary Notice that Council elections will be taking place shortly

New SRA Consultation
March 29, 2018
New SRA Consultation

"Protecting the users of legal services: balancing cost and access to legal services"
 

Criminal Barristers To Stage Mass Walkouts
March 29, 2018
Criminal Barristers To Stage Mass Walkouts

Action to start on 1 April in response to the 'last straw' of the revised Advocates Graduated Fee Scheme

Plant And Machinery Lease Accounting Changes
March 26, 2018
Plant And Machinery Lease Accounting Changes

The Law Society responds to proposed legislative changes to ensure leasing rules work as intended

Women In Law Survey
March 14, 2018
Women In Law Survey

The largest international survey of women in the law has been released by the Law Society of England and Wales
 

Law Society Holds Drop-In Event In Parliament
March 9, 2018
Law Society Holds Drop-In Event In Parliament

Event raises awareness with MPs and parliamentarians of the Society's Early Advice campaign

TVLS Dinner Raises Over £1000 For Charity
March 5, 2018
TVLS Dinner Raises Over £1000 For Charity

Solicitors from across the region brave the Beast and raise £1,185 for local charity

The Beast Won't Stop This Feast
March 1, 2018
The Beast Won't Stop This Feast

The TVLS Annual Dinner will be going ahead tomorrow evening (Friday 2 March)

LAA Responds To AGFS Consultation
February 27, 2018
LAA Responds To AGFS Consultation

Legal Aid Agency publishes response to the consultation on Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme reforms

Failures In Disclosure
February 23, 2018
Failures In Disclosure

The Law Society wants to hear about cases in which disclosure failures may have led to miscarriages of justice