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

Law Society Highly Critical Of SRA Proposals
August 28, 2018
Law Society Highly Critical Of SRA Proposals

LSB encouraged to reject "misguided" proposals that "jeopardise the public interest" and weaken the rule of law

QC Appointment Scheme Consultation
August 21, 2018
QC Appointment Scheme Consultation

Law Society advocacy advisory group responds to consultation issued by the QCA

Early Advice: Write To Lord Chancellor
August 21, 2018
Early Advice: Write To Lord Chancellor

Law Society's online tool simplifies process of writing to the Lord Chancellor about early legal advice

Technology And Law Policy Commission Holds First Session
August 17, 2018
Technology And Law Policy Commission Holds First Session

Commission investigates state of algorithms in the justice system

Response To Lords Committee Call For Evidence
August 16, 2018
Response To Lords Committee Call For Evidence

Law Society submits evidence to Select Committee reviewing Bribery Act

Excellence Awards 2018 Shortlist Revealed
August 15, 2018
Excellence Awards 2018 Shortlist Revealed

Awards recognise and celebrate the best and brightest law firms, in-house teams and legal professionals

Law Society Briefing On SRA's New Transparency Rules
August 15, 2018
Law Society Briefing On SRA's New Transparency Rules

Briefing provides detailed information about the SRA's announced changes

Law Society's LGFS Challenge Succeeds
August 7, 2018
Law Society's LGFS Challenge Succeeds

"It is difficult to express in language of appropriate moderation why we consider these arguments without merit"

Women In Leadership In Law
August 6, 2018
Women In Leadership In Law

Christina Blacklaws, the new President of the Law Society, has declared that Women in Leadership In Law will be a key theme of her presidential year

LASPO Review Focus Groups
July 12, 2018
LASPO Review Focus Groups

Law Society holding a series of focus groups to explore impacts of LASPO on solicitors