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

DEFRA Consultation On Biodiversity
February 28, 2019
DEFRA Consultation On Biodiversity

Law Society responds to consultaition on biodiversity net gain

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

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
 

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

Law Society calls on FCA to probe lenders' conveyancing panels
 

Charity Commission Consultation
August 30, 2018
Charity Commission Consultation

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

Public Order Offences Consultation
August 28, 2018
Public Order Offences Consultation

Law Society responds to Sentencing Council's consultation on public order offences

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

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