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

Excellence Awards 2018 Shortlist Revealed
August 15, 2018
Excellence Awards 2018 Shortlist Revealed

Awards recognise and celebrate the best and brightest law firms, in-house teams and legal professionals

Law Society Briefing On SRA's New Transparency Rules
August 15, 2018
Law Society Briefing On SRA's New Transparency Rules

Briefing provides detailed information about the SRA's announced changes

Consultation On The Code For Crown Prosecuters
August 14, 2018
Consultation On The Code For Crown Prosecuters

CPS launches consultation on a proposed new edition of the Code for Crown Prosecutors

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Consultation
August 9, 2018
Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Consultation

Tribunal consulting on replacing the current criminal standard of proof in proceedings with civil standard of proof

Court ID Cards For Lawyers Piloted
August 8, 2018
Court ID Cards For Lawyers Piloted

Trial scheme to see solicitors and barristers exempted from many onerous court security measures

Law Society's LGFS Challenge Succeeds
August 7, 2018
Law Society's LGFS Challenge Succeeds

"It is difficult to express in language of appropriate moderation why we consider these arguments without merit"

Women In Leadership In Law
August 6, 2018
Women In Leadership In Law

Christina Blacklaws, the new President of the Law Society, has declared that Women in Leadership In Law will be a key theme of her presidential year

LASPO Review Focus Groups
July 12, 2018
LASPO Review Focus Groups

Law Society holding a series of focus groups to explore impacts of LASPO on solicitors

Law Society Writes To PM Over Brexit Concerns
July 11, 2018
Law Society Writes To PM Over Brexit Concerns

Joint letter expresses concerns that services are being overlooked in Brexit negotiations

Law Society Releases Annual Statistics Report for 2017
July 4, 2018
Law Society Releases Annual Statistics Report for 2017

Compiled data shows the evolution and possible future path of the profession