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The Law Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Tennant as its CEO.
On 14 June 2018 Christina Blacklaws delivered a speech on 'the use of algorithms in the justice system in England and Wales', launching the Public Policy Commission at London Technology Week 2018.
The Law Society's thought leadership programme of events explores the main issues of importance to the legal profession and brings together representatives from across the sectors to discuss ideas, opportunities and solutions.
News the SRA wants to push ahead with rule changes that will create different tiers of regulation within the solicitor profession has prompted the Law Society to urge the LSB to put the best interests of the public first.
The growing use of algorithms in the justice system raises many questions with few easy answers, the Law Society of England and Wales said as it launches a public policy commission to explore the impact of technology and data on human rights and justice.
The traditionally cautious legal sector was a relatively late adopter of technology, but this is changing.
Solicitors could pay the same practising certificate fees in 2018-19 as they did this year under draft plans presented by the Law Society Group.
Solicitors could pay the same practising certificate fees in 2018-19 as they did this year under draft plans presented by the Law Society Group today.
Cutting back mandatory professional indemnity insurance (PII) for solicitors would be bad for partners, law firm employees and clients alike, the Law Society said in response to proposals to a SRA consultation.
These notes have been prompted by a paper produced by the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
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