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News

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

Professional Indemnity Insurance Guidance
November 19, 2018
Professional Indemnity Insurance Guidance

Law Society publishes Practice Note giving detailed advice on PII
 

Data Controllers And Processors Post-GDPR
November 16, 2018
Data Controllers And Processors Post-GDPR

Law Society publishes Practice Note clarifying differences and legal implications post-GDPR

Law Society Guidance On No Deal Brexit
November 16, 2018
Law Society Guidance On No Deal Brexit

Guidance on changes in civil and commercial coorperation that would occur in no deal scenario

Price Transparency - Guidance And Advice
November 16, 2018
Price Transparency - Guidance And Advice

The SRA's new rules on price and service transparency come into force on 6 December 2018

Success Story: Battling For Local Justice
November 15, 2018
Success Story: Battling For Local Justice

Solicitor Edward Cooke was unhappy about the prospect of losing local court provision - this is how he stopped it

Pro Bono: Good For The Community And For Lawyers
November 15, 2018
Pro Bono: Good For The Community And For Lawyers

Laura Bee explores how pro bono work can benefit lawyers and firms as well as communities

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