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This week in the House of Lords, the Lord Chancellor will appear in front of the Constitution Committee and Dr Anna Bradshaw, Member of the Law Society's EU Committee, will give evidence to the EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee on the proposed UK-EU security treaty.
Law Society president Joe Egan responds to the decision to exempt the Home Office from data access rules, claiming it will inevitably lead to miscarriages of justice.
News a key legal regulator has given the go-ahead for an unregulated business to start employing solicitors to advise its clients was met with alarm by the Law Society of England and Wales which said rules were being relaxed without proper scrutiny.
Solicitors, barristers, and Chartered Legal Executives are joining together to mark Pride events in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, and at the flagship march in London in July led by the heads of the professions.
I had decided, from quite a young age, that I would like to be a solicitor. I saw it as a well-respected profession and felt that the role comprised a set of skills that would stay with me throughout my working life.
Cuts to legal aid for immigration issues mean members of the Windrush generation may be denied justice as they try to settle their status and rebuild their lives, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today.
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) should not be allowed direct jurisdiction over the final deal Britain strikes with the EU, the Law Society of England of Wales warned today.
The Pension Advisory Group (PAG) are seeking to consult as widely as possible on the two reports.
An overhaul of rules for personal injury claims will create the paradox that someone hurt in a road traffic accident will be entitled to less compensation than if they had sustained the injury another way, the Law Society of England and Wales has warned.
In April 2016 the government made a commitment in its Action Plan for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing to reform the SARs regime.
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