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

Law Society Acts On Misuse Of NDAs
October 15, 2018
Law Society Acts On Misuse Of NDAs

Law Society informs MPs that it will take action over inappropriate use of non-disclosure agreements

William Hutton Prize 2018
October 8, 2018
William Hutton Prize 2018

Prize recognises and rewards the region's most exceptional trainee

 

TVLS Welcomes New District Judge
October 4, 2018
TVLS Welcomes New District Judge

Clare Davies sworn in as District Judge at Teesside Crown Court
 

Court Of Appeal Reasserts Client-Lawyer Confidentiality
September 26, 2018
Court Of Appeal Reasserts Client-Lawyer Confidentiality

Judgement in case of SFO v ENRC described as "shot in the arm" for justice

Graham Turnbull Lecture 2018
September 5, 2018
Graham Turnbull Lecture 2018

This year's lecture being held on 11 December; essay entries to be submitted by 15 November

LGFS Redetermination Guidelines
September 4, 2018
LGFS Redetermination Guidelines

Legal Aid Agency publishes new guidance in view of Law Society's successful LGFS challenge

Conveyancing Panels "Not Working Well"
September 3, 2018
Conveyancing Panels "Not Working Well"

Law Society calls on FCA to probe lenders' conveyancing panels
 

No Deal Brexit Could Wipe £3bn From Legal Sector
September 3, 2018
No Deal Brexit Could Wipe £3bn From Legal Sector

New analysis released by Law Society points towards challenging post-Brexit landscape for lawyers

Charity Commission Consultation
August 30, 2018
Charity Commission Consultation

Law Society responds to Commission's consultation on guidance for trustees
 

Access To Justice Foundation Seeks Your Support
August 30, 2018
Access To Justice Foundation Seeks Your Support

Foundation aims to improve access to justice for the most vulnerable