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

FCA Sourcebook Consultation
August 3, 2017
FCA Sourcebook Consultation

The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a consultation on its sourcebook for professional body supervisors

Tackling Unfair Practices In The Leashold Market
August 1, 2017
Tackling Unfair Practices In The Leashold Market

Law Society welcomes government consultation on changes to laws governing leasehold properties

New SQE Gets Go Ahead
July 20, 2017
New SQE Gets Go Ahead

The new Solicitors Qualifying Examination will be implemented no sooner than September 2020
 

LSB Regulatory Performance Assessment Consultation
July 4, 2017
LSB Regulatory Performance Assessment Consultation

LSB seeks views on the proposed performance assessment framework

Independent Review of Employment Practices
July 4, 2017
Independent Review of Employment Practices

The Law Society has responded to the Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy

Personal Injury Discount Rate
June 2, 2017
Personal Injury Discount Rate

The Law Society has responded to the consultation on the future of the personal injury discount rate

Beneficial Ownership Register
June 2, 2017
Beneficial Ownership Register

The Law Society has responded to the Department for Business, Energy, & Industrial Strategy's consultation

Proposed Changes to the AG's Civil Panels
June 2, 2017
Proposed Changes to the AG's Civil Panels

The Law Society has responded to the proposed changes to the attorney general's panels of junior counsel

Housing White Paper Consultation Response
May 24, 2017
Housing White Paper Consultation Response

The Law Society has published its response to the government's consultation on its housing white paper

Response to Employment Tribunal Fees Consultation
April 20, 2017
Response to Employment Tribunal Fees Consultation

In January the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published its review of the impact of employment tribunal fees