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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.
Last month, the Law Society submitted evidence to the Treasury Select Committee’s inquiry into the effectiveness of the UK's AML, Counter-Terrorism Financing and sanctions regime.
The fragility of the criminal legal aid market is underscored by the looming crisis in the number of criminal duty solicitors across vast areas of England and Wales.
The Law Society has published a statement concerning VAT on electronic property searches following recent discussions with HMRC.
A newly released document outlining proposals for a new deal with the EU in the wake of Brexit was today given a partial welcome by the Law Society of England and Wales.
Law Society president Joe Egan said: “We’re pleased the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has recognised the argument that there needs to be proper funding in the criminal justice system
This week in the House of Commons, Richard Miller, Head of Justice, Law Society will give evidence to the Justice Select Committee on criminal legal aid.
Barclays is turning their London Eagle Lab in Notting Hill Gate into a thriving hub for lawtech businesses. The Law Society is partnering with Barclays and major players in the legal industry to drive and support innovation in this dynamic field.
This week in the House of Lords, Dr Helena Raulus, Head of the UK Law Societies' Joint Brussels Office will give evidence to the EU Justice Sub-Committee on Brexit and civil justice co-operation.
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