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

Law Society Highly Critical Of SRA Proposals
August 28, 2018
Law Society Highly Critical Of SRA Proposals

LSB encouraged to reject "misguided" proposals that "jeopardise the public interest" and weaken the rule of law

QC Appointment Scheme Consultation
August 21, 2018
QC Appointment Scheme Consultation

Law Society advocacy advisory group responds to consultation issued by the QCA

Early Advice: Write To Lord Chancellor
August 21, 2018
Early Advice: Write To Lord Chancellor

Law Society's online tool simplifies process of writing to the Lord Chancellor about early legal advice

Technology And Law Policy Commission Holds First Session
August 17, 2018
Technology And Law Policy Commission Holds First Session

Commission investigates state of algorithms in the justice system

Response To Lords Committee Call For Evidence
August 16, 2018
Response To Lords Committee Call For Evidence

Law Society submits evidence to Select Committee reviewing Bribery Act

UCL Regulatory Framework Review
August 16, 2018
UCL Regulatory Framework Review

UCL have launched an independent review into the regulation of legal services

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