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We are seeking members' views on a discussion paper about the standard of proof applied by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
The Law Society's view on the effect of Brexit on consumer rights.
Around 18 years ago, I interviewed a partner at one of the City’s elite firms. He was exceptionally nice, patient and helpful. His chargeable rate was likely £500 to £600 an hour at the time, but he spent at least half an hour trying to photocopy a report he thought I should have. I liked him.
A speech delivered by Joe Egan at today's swearing in ceremony for the lord chief justice.
SRA proposals for sweeping changes to the solicitor rulebook would create a wild west marketplace for legal services, the Law Society said today.
No it's not a joke nor an ad for a new gas tariff. This is the typical kind of cost reduction a law firm member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance can achieve using the resources and advice from this free dedicated legal network.
Christina Blacklaws responds to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council's universal periodic review of the UK.
The Law Society welcomes the proposal for a transitional deal for the two years after Britain leaves the EU.
A decision to delay a government pilot trialling extended court opening hour has been welcomed today by the Law Society.
This week, party conference season has begun with the Liberal Democrat conference in Bournemouth (16-19 September). It continues with Labour (Brighton, 24 – 27 September) and Conservative (Manchester, 1 – 4 October). The public affairs team is attending these conferences and running a comprehensive programme of activities.
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