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

Cyber Alert To Law Firms
April 20, 2022
Cyber Alert To Law Firms

Durham Constabulary advice following ransomware attack on Newcastle law firm
 

SRA Consultation & Webinar
December 7, 2021
SRA Consultation & Webinar

SRA seeks views and answers questions on post six-year run-off cover and the Solicitors Indemnity Fund
 

Sign Up To My Law Society To Take Part In Members' Ballot
December 4, 2020
Sign Up To My Law Society To Take Part In Members' Ballot

Ballot papers will be made available via My Law Society. Don't be disenfranchised: check your details are correct

Queen's Counsel Honorary Silk
July 1, 2020
Queen's Counsel Honorary Silk

The Ministry of Justice has launched the 2020/21 round of Queen’s Counsel honoris causa (honorary silk)

COVID-19 And Renewing Your Firm's PII
May 27, 2020
COVID-19 And Renewing Your Firm's PII

Issues and possible solutions when renewing professional indemnity insurance during the pandemic

COVID-19, Wellbeing And Mental Health
May 27, 2020
COVID-19, Wellbeing And Mental Health

Resources to help you and your team through the unique stresses created by the coronavirus pandemic

Five Essential Issues For Smaller Firms
May 27, 2020
Five Essential Issues For Smaller Firms

The Law Society has set out five essential issues that are of particular relevance to small firms

SBA – The Solicitors' Charity
May 27, 2020
SBA – The Solicitors' Charity

SBA has created a support hub for solicitors and firms facing the challenges posed by the pandemic
 

AML And Preventing Terrorist Financing
May 27, 2020
AML And Preventing Terrorist Financing

The Legal Sector Affinity Group has published an advisory note highlighting key coronavirus-related AML risks

Coronavirus And Pro Bono
May 27, 2020
Coronavirus And Pro Bono

Law Society provides guidance to those providing pro bono assistance during the pandemic