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The Commission is examining the use of algorithms in law. Join our first evidence session on Wednesday 25 July.
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We have welcomed news the government is to delay the implementation of changes to the rules around personal injury claims.
Is hitting a plateau in your career a cause for complaint or complacency? It could be a reason for celebration.
Our Civil Justice Committee will be submitting a formal response to the Ministry of Justice post-implementation review of LASPO part 2.
The CON29M is a legal form that provides reports on coal mining information for conveyancing.
Theresa May's white paper on Brexit was today given a cautious welcome by the Law Society of England and Wales.
The start of the parliamentary week had the Treasury Sub-Committee scheduled to take evidence on the conduct of tax enquiries and resolution of tax disputes wit...
The Law Society is inviting legal aid solicitors to participate in focus groups to explore the impacts of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders...
The Law Society’s Head of International, Mickaël Laurans, spoke on behalf of the Law Society at a roundtable briefing in July on mutual recognition of professio...
The Insurance Distribution Directive is a new European directive that replaces the Insurance Mediation Directive. Firms carrying on insurance distribution activ...
After 16 years of practice, I refused to take a brief for the very first time.
We have prepared an interim informative and case summary following the Court of Appeal's judgment in Dreamvar.
A new flagship court will boost England and Wales' position as a jurisdiction of choice for international commercial legal services and dispute resolution.
Christina Blacklaws has taken office as the 174th president of the Law Society of England and Wales today in a ceremony at Chancery Lane, London.
On 5 July 2018, vice-president of the Law Society Christina Blacklaws became the 174th president, taking over from Joe Egan.
The Law Society has responded to the Sentencing Council's draft Guideline for Breach Offences.
Last week, Richard Atkinson, Co-Chair of the Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee, gave evidence on the Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill and set out o...
From 10 July, firms cannot charge fees of more than 20 per cent of the amount recovered for handling claims for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI).
The Law Society and some of our leading firms have been working with other professional and business services providers to highlight the important contribution...
The alphabet soup LGBTTQI+ of sexual orientation and gender identity only gets larger. Referring to someone who is not straight or cisgender may be a challenge...
Asylum claims by unaccompanied children must be dealt with through a transparent process which puts their best interests at its heart, the Law Society of Englan...
In 2011, Gordons decided to take action to address the issue of social mobility within the legal profession by launching its Gordons Apprenticeshop Programme.
News the Legal Aid Agency will make a series of concessions over key criteria for a criminal legal aid contract was welcomed by the Law Society of England and W...
Poland’s global reputation will be placed at risk if it ploughs ahead with a law that will weaken the independence of its Supreme Court and potentially politici...
The Law Society has responded to the Tribunal Procedure Committee's proposal to abolish pre-hearing medical examinations (PHEs).
LSA members have shown an impressive 56 per cent reduction in their combined carbon footprint and a 39 per cent reduction in average per capita emissions.
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The traditionally cautious legal sector was a relatively late adopter of technology, but this is changing.
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