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.
Read the Law Society response to the HMRC consultation, examining the transposition of the Directive into UK law, including policy, technical and operational matters.
The Law Society has launched its consumer campaign, reminding the public to use a solicitor for legal advice instead of unregulated providers.
Read the Law Society's recommendations.
Evidence that pay day lender Wonga sent bullying letters from fake law firms to threaten customers has emphasised the need for the public to check credentials when approached by what appear to be professionals.
This practice note only applies to contracts entered into before 13 June 2014.
The Law Society outlines the problems with the laws which govern business-to-consumer transactions and the consumer enforcement framework.
Law Society President Lucy Scott-Moncrieff is in Washington DC this week, attending the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law Spring Meeting.
Government plans to introduce a new regime for 'class actions' will enhance access to justice for consumers who have suffered because of anti-competitive behaviour.
Read the Law Society's response to the Law Commission's consultation on unfair terms in consumer contracts: a new approach.
Read the Law Society's response to the government’s consultation on modernising the consumer law.
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