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The Law Society has responded to the Solicitors Regulation Authority announcement on the future process for qualifying as a solicitor.
Last Tuesday, the prime minister announced that she will be asking Parliament to vote for a general election on 8 June. On Wednesday, the House of Commons surpassed the two thirds majority needed to approve the motion by 522 to 13.
The Law Society has sought permission to intervene in an appeal to the First-tier Tax Tribunal by a firm facing challenge by HMRC for its treatment of VAT on property search fees.
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On Tuesday 18 April the prime minister took Westminster and the country by surprise in announcing that she will be tabling a motion to the House of Commons to call for a General Election. On 19 April the House of Commons surpassed the two thirds majority needed to approve the motion by 522 to 13 and approved that a General Election will take place on 8 June.
Clifford Chance's Simon Davis has won the Law Society of England and Wales 2017 presidential election.
Preliminary notice is hereby given, in accordance with Bye-Law 49, that elections of members of the Council will shortly be taking place.
Applications are open for the Law Society's mentoring scheme to support career progression for solicitors from under-represented groups.
President of the Law Society has written to Sir Oliver Heald MP to raise concerns over the LAA's process of issuing the 2017 crime contracts.
Proposals to opt out of international human rights agreements in future conflicts are misguided and risk stripping people - including British troops - of their rights, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
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