This section covers regulatory, transactional or litigious matters including advising on the Consumer Credit Directive, credit cards and loans, point of sale finance and personal insolvency.
Personal representatives who make a distribution out of the estate of a deceased person to a bankrupt beneficiary may be making the distribution to the wrong person and, if so, will not receive a good receipt.
The Law Society has responded to HM Treasury's consultation on amending the definition of financial advice.
In the first in a series on the key issues concerning solicitors in 2017, Robert Bourns looks at threats to access to justice.
Chief executive Catherine Dixon comments on Legal Services Board (LSB) research into unregulated providers of legal services.
In the largest ever survey of legal needs in England and Wales, more than 8000 people responded to Ipsos-MORI's questions about legal issues.
Commission consultation on geoblocking and other geographically based restrictions when shopping and accessing information in the EU.
The Law Society has again called for explicit statutory protection for legal professional privilege in its evidence to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee.
The Law Society has responded to the Ministry of Justice proposals to close 91 courts and tribunals in England and Wales.
Our consultation response reflects solicitors' views on the likely adverse impact of the proposed closures.
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