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In a recent survey of IT decision makers 25 per cent of respondents had cancelled preparations for the GDPR and 44 per cent thought GDPR won’t apply to UK busin...
The Law Society will look again at the training elements of its Conveyancing Quality Scheme in response to a ruling by the Competition Appeal Tribunal.
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A government pilot to extend court opening hours could heap more pressure on fragile criminal legal aid services, the Law Society of England and Wales warned to...
Ranjit Uppal won the Law Society’s Excellence Award for Solicitor Advocate of the Year 2016. He shares six tips on how to put together a winning submission. Th...
What you should do if a court appoints you to represent children in proceedings where there are delays in allocating a guardian.
Reports that gig-economy company Deliveroo has removed a controversial clause from contracts was today welcomed by the Law Society.
The Law Society has responded to a government Legal Department consultation on proposed changes to the attorney general’s panels of junior counsel, arguing that...
Law Society President Robert Bourns thanks attendees for their work and outlines the successful outcomes achieved by the Society over the course of the year.
With the country going to the polls on 8 June, the Law Society has established our priorities for the next Government on law and justice. We released Our Vision...
The Pride in the Profession campaign report has been published.
For Mental Health Awareness Week, Rita Oscar offers her top tips for developing and improving your emotional resilience, helping you to achieve success and happ...
Whoever wins the general election should put access to justice at the heart of their plans for post-Brexit Britain, the Law Society said today as it launched it...
A move by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to limit the role of legal advisers to witnesses in fraud investigations has prompted the Law Society of England and Wa...
UPDATED 10 May 2017 Following great discussion on social media, it is probably helpful to highlight that the risk from using cloud storage systems is in particu...
As Parliament finishes business ahead of the dissolution of parliament on 3 May, the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act and Criminal Finances Act r...
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25 per cent of respondents had cancelled preparations for the GDPR in a recent survey of IT decision makers. 44 per cent of respondents thought GDPR won’t apply to UK businesses after the UK has left the EU.
Our priorities for the election were set out in Our vision of law and justice. They included to maintain the integrity of the jurisdiction, remove barriers to justice and uphold the rule of law.
Along with priorities for the rule of law and Brexit, access to justice represents the third pillar of our Vision for Law and Justice that we launched on 5 May
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