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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
 

Covid-19 Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention
May 27, 2020
Covid-19 Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention

Pandemic and lockdown create vulnerabilites that criminals and fraudsters are seeking to exploit

Covid-19 Advice To Conveyancers
May 27, 2020
Covid-19 Advice To Conveyancers

Law Society develops guidance on completing moves while maintaining safety