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The Law Society has criticised a government plan to raise the small claims limit for personal injury claims to £5,000.
The Court of Appeal held that the lord chancellor did have power under LASPO to introduce the test.
The Legal Aid Agency has announced details of the own-client contract arrangements from January 2016.
The Law Society is calling on members to oppose any restriction on the use of in-house advocates.
The Planning (Subterranean Development) Bill and the Direct Planning (Pilot) Bill will now be discussed by a House of Lords Committee.
The president has written to the Justice Select Committee and the Public Accounts Committee.
The Law Society today published guidance for solicitors on good practice in working with transgender employees.
The Law Society is offering international law firms the opportunity to host a young Brazilian lawyer.
The Housing and Planning Bill had its second reading on 2 November. It will now be scrutinised by a Public Bill Committee.
The latest case law relevant to planning and environmental law practitioners.
The Ministry of Justice is consulting on proposals to revise the costs-capping scheme for eligible environmental challenges.
The Law Society supports Stonewall's anti-bullying campaign #NoBystanders.
The Law Society would like to invite you to a carol service and reception to celebrate International Human Rights Day on Thursday 10 December 2015.
Law Society chief executive Catherine Dixon has launched a new strategy that focuses on representing, promoting and supporting solicitors.
The Law Society has published a map highlighting where legal aid contracts are subject to legal challenge.
We are recommending a minimum salary of £20,276 in London and £18,183 outside of London.
A message from Jonathan Smithers, president of the Law Society, to mark Remembrance Day.
Law Society president Jonathan Smithers has written to the Syrian president to call for the release of human rights lawyer Khalil Ma'touq.
The Law Society has published an equal pay toolkit, designed for partners, human resources professionals and anyone involved with the management of a law firm.
The Law Society strongly condemns the attack on 29 October 2015 on Camp Liberty, Iraq, as a repeated violation of fundamental human rights.
Our regular roundup of those hitting the headlines for money laundering in the last few months.
A summary of a recent policy developments relevant to anti-money laundering.
The Metropolitan Police are distributing posters to businesses with information on how to avoid and report fraud attempts.
We are introducing some changes to the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) over the coming months.
A summary of a recent decision from the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, which involved breaches of anti-money laundering requirements.
Catherine Dixon, chief executive of the Law Society, delivered a speech gender equality at the SPARK 21 Conference.
The Law Society has today published a guide for solicitors and law firms wishing to develop a pro bono programme, as National Pro Bono Week begins.
Letter to The Times on technology and the legal profession.
On 29 October, Jonathan Smithers, president of the Law Society, delivered a speech at the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) Conference.
A summary of the Council meeting held on 28 October.
The Law Society has called on the Legal Aid Agency to urgently address the widespread concerns about the procurement process.
The Law Commission has launched a consultation today about substantial fees payable on transfer of title or change of occupancy under some residential leases.
National Pro Bono Week is a nationwide campaign to celebrate the range and impact of voluntary free legal services provided by the legal profession.
The Law Society president has written to the Turkish minister of justice to express his concerns over the arrest of human rights lawyer Tahir Elçi.
An email survey from an organisation called 'Solicitors Member Support' is not authorised or administered by the Law Society.
There were nine winners in the firms categories and seven winners in the individual categories.
The Law Society and the Bar Council have called for legal professional privilege to receive statutory protection in the forthcoming Investigatory Powers Bill.
The Law Society is introducing an equal pay practice note and toolkit with a free webinar to coincide with Equal Pay Day, Wednesday 4 November.
The LAA has pushed back the date it plans to enter into new solicitor duty contracts to 2 November. Read our updated advice.
David Anderson QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, will be the guest judge for the annual Graham Turnbull Competition.
The Law Society, along with Berwin Leighton Paisner and Birmingham Law School, is today launching a 'Human Rights in Collaboration' initiative.
The Law Society has published a detailed report looking at the relationship and potential impact of changes through the legal lens.
The changes will vastly reduce the amount of time it takes to re-apply for the Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
Letter to the Times on diversity in the legal sector.
AML supervisors have warned that a new report published by the Home Office and HM Treasury on money laundering and terrorist financing is misleading.
The Law Society has emphasised the need for the Legal Aid Agency to address the concerns about the contract procurement process.
The LAA has provided some additional information on what firms can expect when the tender notifications start to be issued on 15 October.
The Law Society's revised CON 29 and CON 29O forms will go live on 4 July 2016.
On 7 October, Jonathan Smithers, president of the Law Society, delivered a speech at the International Bar Association (IBA) conference in Vienna.
Help us illustrate the impact of the government's proposals to introduce fixed costs for claims up to a value of £250,000.
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