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

DEFRA Consultation On Biodiversity
February 28, 2019
DEFRA Consultation On Biodiversity

Law Society responds to consultaition on biodiversity net gain

Global Legal Blockchain Consortium
February 28, 2019
Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

Law Society hosts briefing session by the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

Algorithms In The Justice System
February 27, 2019
Algorithms In The Justice System

Law Society's Technology and Law Policy Commission holds final evidence session

Law Society Berates LSB
February 27, 2019
Law Society Berates LSB

Law Society accuses regulator of ignoring evidence to the detriment of consumers
 

Law Society Excellence Awards 2019
February 14, 2019
Law Society Excellence Awards 2019

Nominations for the Law Society Excellence Awards 2019 are now open
 

The Law Society In Parliament
January 10, 2019
The Law Society In Parliament

A summary of the Law Society's parliamentary lobbying activity over the last month

MoJ To Review Criminal Legal Aid Payments
December 18, 2018
MoJ To Review Criminal Legal Aid Payments

Ministry to conduct "fundamental review" of criminal legal aid payment schemes

Gender Pay Gap Reporting
November 19, 2018
Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Law Society guidance suggests firms with fewer than 250 employees report on the issue
 

Professional Indemnity Insurance Guidance
November 19, 2018
Professional Indemnity Insurance Guidance

Law Society publishes Practice Note giving detailed advice on PII
 

Data Controllers And Processors Post-GDPR
November 16, 2018
Data Controllers And Processors Post-GDPR

Law Society publishes Practice Note clarifying differences and legal implications post-GDPR