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    Our communities help you develop in your professional life and make the most out of your Law Society. We bring together solicitors and other experts with shared interests to give you access to relevant Law Society benefits and support.

    Find out more about our communities: watch a video explaining what our sections and divisions are, and what we can do for you.

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  • Our Divisions are your practice type or demographic based communities. Free membership benefits include tailored news, best practice advice, business support and access to training and networking opportunities.

    Our Divisions

    Our Sections are subscription based communities, designed to help you to implement best practice. Membership includes regular updates on legal and market developments, expert analysis and comment, networking and CPD events, and the opportunity to influence change in law and practice.

    Our Sections

    • Small firms

      Small firms

      Best practice, information, business advice, networking and CPD for small firms and sole practices.

    • Advocacy


      Supporting civil, family and criminal advocates with advice on working with judges and building businesses.

    • In-house


      News, best practice, networking and training opportunities for corporate and public in-house lawyers.

    • Civil justice

      Civil justice

      Covering civil and commercial litigation and ADR, including litigation funding and costs.

    • Junior lawyers

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      News, guidance, professional development and peer to peer support for students, trainees and 5 years PQE.

    • Competition


      Promoting closer links between the profession and key institutions in EU competition law and practice.

    • Women lawyers

      Women lawyers

      Offering relevant news, best practice guidance and advice, career development and networking opportunities.

    • Family


      Covering family and children law and other relevant areas of practice, including immigration, crime and mental health.

    • Ethnic minority lawyers

      Ethnic minority lawyers

      Peer to peer support with guidance, career advice and networking opportunities.

    • Law management

      Law management

      Support in all areas of legal practice management for partners and non-solicitor management staff.

    • Lawyers with disabilities

      Lawyers with disabilities

      Offering relevant news, support and networking opportunities, best practice guidance and advice.

    • Private client

      Private client

      Covering private client law, including wills, probate, estate and tax planning, elderly client and mental capacity.

    • Solicitor judges

      Solicitor judges

      Supporting solicitor judges with local events and networking opportunities at a national and circuit level.

    • Property


      Covering commercial, residential and landlord and tenant law, including planning, tax, environment and fraud.

    • International


      Supporting firms and individuals working abroad with practical support, training, information and advice.

    • Risk and Compliance Service

      Risk compliance

      Risk management tools and support to comply with regulatory requirements and best practice.

  • Member testimonials

    "You really are doing a great job, and providing much needed help, hope and guidance to so many people."

    Janine, Women Lawyers Division

    "They have supported me throughout my legal career. Being a proud member of this wider community has opened me to networking opportunities."

    Placida Ojinnaka, Lawyers with Disabilities Division

  • Contact us

    The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL (DX 56-London).

    Tel: 020 7831 5279

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