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News

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

The Effect Of Brexit On Legal Services
November 14, 2018
The Effect Of Brexit On Legal Services

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Legal and Constitutional Affairs launches new report

New SRA Rules For Adviser Referrals
November 14, 2018
New SRA Rules For Adviser Referrals

Justin Rourke explains the SRA's recent proposals and the positive changes they could bring

Risk And Compliance Autumn Conference Report
November 14, 2018
Risk And Compliance Autumn Conference Report

View the report on the Law Society's recent conference, held in Leeds
 

What Do Law Society Officers Do?
November 13, 2018
What Do Law Society Officers Do?

In this Q&A, the Law Society's deputy vice president, David Green, discusses his role

Podcast: GDPR - 100 Days On
November 13, 2018
Podcast: GDPR - 100 Days On

Listen to Pearl Moses and Jorren Knibbe discuss the practical application of GDPR in legal business

Austerity Continues For Justice
November 8, 2018
Austerity Continues For Justice

Hopes of Treasury generosity to improve state of justice system dashed by the Budget

Law Society Warns Of Threat To Extradition Laws
November 6, 2018
Law Society Warns Of Threat To Extradition Laws

"The British people may not be forgiving if the UK becomes a safe haven for criminals"

Neasham Marks Armistice Centenary
October 26, 2018
Neasham Marks Armistice Centenary

The small village of Neasham is hosting an ambitious tribute to commemorate the Armistice

SRA Reporting Concerns Consultation Response
October 18, 2018
SRA Reporting Concerns Consultation Response

The Law Society has published its response to the SRA's Reporting Concerns consultation

SDT Standard Of Proof Consultation
October 16, 2018
SDT Standard Of Proof Consultation

Law Society responds to Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal consultation