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

Law Society Writes To PM Over Brexit Concerns
July 11, 2018
Law Society Writes To PM Over Brexit Concerns

Joint letter expresses concerns that services are being overlooked in Brexit negotiations

Law Society Releases Annual Statistics Report for 2017
July 4, 2018
Law Society Releases Annual Statistics Report for 2017

Compiled data shows the evolution and possible future path of the profession

OPBAS Reviews Law Society's Activities
June 4, 2018
OPBAS Reviews Law Society's Activities

Office for Professional Body AML Supervision auditing Law Society's AML guidance-giving functions

Law Society Excellence Awards 2018
May 10, 2018
Law Society Excellence Awards 2018

This year's awards promise to be the biggest and most impressive yet
 

Law Society Responds To IPO Consultation
May 1, 2018
Law Society Responds To IPO Consultation

The Intellectual Property Office consulted on the impact of the Trade Mark Directive 2015

Criminal Duty Solicitors - A Looming Crisis
April 30, 2018
Criminal Duty Solicitors - A Looming Crisis

New campaign highlights looming crisis in the numbers of criminal duty solicitors in England and Wales

New Solicitor Brand Campaign
April 19, 2018
New Solicitor Brand Campaign

Law Society to launch major multi-channel marketing drive to promote solicitors and the profession

Law Society Business Review
April 19, 2018
Law Society Business Review

The Law Society have published their business review for 2017, highlighting their activities and impact over the year

Law Society Council Elections 2018
April 16, 2018
Law Society Council Elections 2018

The Law Society has given Preliminary Notice that Council elections will be taking place shortly

Plant And Machinery Lease Accounting Changes
March 26, 2018
Plant And Machinery Lease Accounting Changes

The Law Society responds to proposed legislative changes to ensure leasing rules work as intended