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

Solicitors Qualifying Examination: Consultation Response
January 25, 2017
Solicitors Qualifying Examination: Consultation Response

The proposed Solicitors Qualification Examination will provide a new form of assessment for entry to the profession

MoJ Consultation on Transforming Our Justice System
January 25, 2017
MoJ Consultation on Transforming Our Justice System

The Law Society has responded to the Ministry of Justice consultation which invited views on broad proposals for 'assisted digital' services

Responding to the Personal Injury Reform Consultation
December 15, 2016
Responding to the Personal Injury Reform Consultation

It is crucial that as many people as possible express their concerns about the reforms

Personal Injury Reform: Law Society Encourages Action
December 9, 2016
Personal Injury Reform: Law Society Encourages Action

The Law Society encourages members to take action to oppose the government's proposals

Impact of Brexit on the Justice System
December 9, 2016
Impact of Brexit on the Justice System

The Justice Select Committee held a recent inquiry into the impact of Brexit on three areas of the justice system

Transforming Our Justice System - Tribunal Panel Composition
December 2, 2016
Transforming Our Justice System - Tribunal Panel Composition

The Law Society submitted their second response to the consultation

Expidited Immigration and Asylum Appeals - MOJ Consultation
December 1, 2016
Expidited Immigration and Asylum Appeals - MOJ Consultation

The Law Society has responded to this Ministry of Justice consultation...

Personal Injury Reforms: Small Claims Consultation
December 1, 2016
Personal Injury Reforms: Small Claims Consultation

Following the MoJ's proposals on increasing the smalls claims cap and on whiplash...

Detained Fast Track Appeals Consultation
November 7, 2016
Detained Fast Track Appeals Consultation

The Detained Fast Track process has been suspended since a judicial review challenge in July last year

HMRC Consultations
October 26, 2016
HMRC Consultations

The Law Society has responded to the HMRC’s discussion document on strengthening tax avoidance sanctions and deterrents