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In many countries you can be punished by the state, persecuted and even killed just for being LGBT or celebrating LGBT identities. Trans people do not have access to life changing healthcare and are discriminated against under law.
This Q&A has been drafted by Law Society and City of London Law Society joint working parties as a suggested approach to implementing certain aspects of MAR.
Cuts to legal aid spending have denied justice to the most vulnerable in society, hit the public purse and damaged the foundation of our justice system.
Read June's planning and environmental law newsletter.
The new lord chancellor, the Rt Hon David Lidington MP, was sworn in on Monday 19 June. President of the Law Society, Robert Bourns, attended and spoke. Read the President's speech.
The Law Society of England and Wales and the Solicitors Regulation Authority have launched a consultation proposing a reduction in practising certificate fees.
The Law Society library has won the LexisLibrary award for Best Legal Information Service.
On 19 June, president of the Law Society Robert Bourns delivered a speech at the swearing in ceremony of the new lord chancellor, delivered at the Royal Courts of Justice.
Solicitors firms make up nearly a third of organisations in the top 50 UK employers which have done the most to improve social mobility in the workplace.
The Queen's speech has set out a comprehensive agenda with much that will be received positively by the solicitor profession.
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