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12 July 2018
The start of the parliamentary week had the Treasury Sub-Committee scheduled to take evidence on the conduct of tax enquiries and resolution of tax disputes with representations being made by Reed Smith LLP and Capital Law.
05 July 2018
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.
28 June 2018
In Parliament, the EU Withdrawal Bill received royal assent this week. The Civil Liability Bill will undergo its third reading in the House of Lords.
09 May 2018
When the Law Society Gazette marked its centenary in 2003, my predecessor wrote that there was little in the 21st-century magazine that the solicitor of 1903 would recognise - and much that would have horrified him.
10 April 2017
The House of Commons and House of Lords are both on recess. The House of Commons will return on Tuesday 18 April. The House of Lords will return on Monday 24 April.
03 April 2017
This week the House of Commons will begin its Easter recess and will return on Monday 18 April. The House of Lords will continue to sit with a number of motions on Brexit and evidence sessions on co-operation with the EU on criminal justice and security.
28 November 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the latest Brexit developments and looks at legal aid for housing.
14 July 2016
Robert Bourns reflects on the start of his presidency, and discusses our new Pride in the profession campaign.
30 June 2016
In the last video of the president's blog series, Jonathan Smithers shares the successes of the past 12 months. Hear about the steps that were taken with the criminal courts charges, the Law Society's exploration of technology across the profession and watch the short tribute compilation of his highlights.
25 May 2016
Caroline Roddis discusses the Law Society Insights community and explains how you can get involved.
20 April 2016
As many know, a review of the governance of the Law Society is underway. We are keen to hear from our members as we consider any changes, writes vice president Robert Bourns.
28 January 2016
In the first video blog of the year, Law Society president Jonathan Smithers welcomes our first major report on the future of legal services, aimed at helping members and their clients. He also discusses representing the profession at the opening of the legal year in Hong Kong and Malaysia and congratulates the latest QC appointees.
20 November 2015
Law Society chief executive Catherine Dixon summarises the Society's new strategy.
06 August 2015
To make sure we meet our members' needs, we are developing our new strategy for the Law Society. We have launched a simple survey, which asks you about each of our draft strategic aims. Please take a moment to give us your thoughts. The survey closes on 11 September.
08 July 2015
Welcome to our new blog. Our staff and wider networks have a wealth of knowledge about specialist topics that we’re going to showcase here. Through the frequent provision of useful and concise information, advice and commentary, we hope to support our members’ everyday legal practice and their professional life.