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Professor Debbie Foster of Cardiff University Business School, and independent researcher Dr Natasha Hirst are conducting groundbreaking research into the experiences of disabled people in the legal profession.
The Law Society’s Head of International, Mickaël Laurans, spoke on behalf of the Law Society at a roundtable briefing in July on mutual recognition of professional qualifications (MRPQ) in Parliament hosted by the British Medical Association.
The Law Society is inviting legal aid solicitors to participate in focus groups to explore the impacts of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO).
After 16 years of practice, I refused to take a brief for the very first time.
The Insurance Distribution Directive is a new European directive that replaces the Insurance Mediation Directive. Firms carrying on insurance distribution activities will need to change the way they work.
Christina Blacklaws has taken office as the 174th president of the Law Society of England and Wales today in a ceremony at Chancery Lane, London.
On 5 July 2018, vice-president of the Law Society Christina Blacklaws became the 174th president, taking over from Joe Egan.
A new flagship court will boost England and Wales' position as a jurisdiction of choice for international commercial legal services and dispute resolution.
Last week, Richard Atkinson, Co-Chair of the Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee, gave evidence on the Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill and set out our concerns around access to a lawyer and new powers to seize privileged material.
From 10 July, firms cannot charge fees of more than 20 per cent of the amount recovered for handling claims for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI).
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