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

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

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

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

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 Responds To IPO Consultation
May 1, 2018
Law Society Responds To IPO Consultation

The Intellectual Property Office consulted on the impact of the Trade Mark Directive 2015

New SRA Consultation
March 29, 2018
New SRA Consultation

"Protecting the users of legal services: balancing cost and access to legal services"
 

Plant And Machinery Lease Accounting Changes
March 26, 2018
Plant And Machinery Lease Accounting Changes

The Law Society responds to proposed legislative changes to ensure leasing rules work as intended

LAA Responds To AGFS Consultation
February 27, 2018
LAA Responds To AGFS Consultation

Legal Aid Agency publishes response to the consultation on Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme reforms

Response To LSB's IGR Review Consultation
February 21, 2018
Response To LSB's IGR Review Consultation

Law Society responds to the LSB's review of its internal governance rules
 

Fixed Recoverable Costs
February 19, 2018
Fixed Recoverable Costs

Law Society preparing for MoJ's consultation on LJ Jackson's supplementary report on FRC