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

DEFRA Consultation On Biodiversity
February 28, 2019
DEFRA Consultation On Biodiversity

Law Society responds to consultaition on biodiversity net gain

Global Legal Blockchain Consortium
February 28, 2019
Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

Law Society hosts briefing session by the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

Algorithms In The Justice System
February 27, 2019
Algorithms In The Justice System

Law Society's Technology and Law Policy Commission holds final evidence session

Law Society Berates LSB
February 27, 2019
Law Society Berates LSB

Law Society accuses regulator of ignoring evidence to the detriment of consumers
 

Law Society Excellence Awards 2019
February 14, 2019
Law Society Excellence Awards 2019

Nominations for the Law Society Excellence Awards 2019 are now open
 

Electronic Filing In The Business And Property Courts
February 12, 2019
Electronic Filing In The Business And Property Courts

E-Filing service for B&PCs outside of London launches on 25 February

Magistrates Courts Halved Since 2010
January 28, 2019
Magistrates Courts Halved Since 2010

Data shows that 162 of 323 magistrates courts in England and Wales have closed since 2010

Important Information For Criminal Lawyers And Firms
January 22, 2019
Important Information For Criminal Lawyers And Firms

Roll-out of HMPPS Electronic Monitoring Service reaches Cleveland Police Force area

Supporting Dementia Sufferers
January 18, 2019
Supporting Dementia Sufferers

Alzheimer's Society committed to spending £150m on dementia research - you can help them reach that target

The Law Society In Parliament
January 10, 2019
The Law Society In Parliament

A summary of the Law Society's parliamentary lobbying activity over the last month