News and advice for solicitor advocates from the Law Society on civil, family and criminal advocacy issues.
We are looking for members' views on what features of accreditation are most important and useful.
This practice note is for criminal solicitors taking instructions and advising at police stations and at Magistrates' Courts where the virtual first hearing system ...
The Law Society has raised concerns with the LAA about their crime online portal. The LAA have responded with the following update.
This practice note sets out the duties and burdens affecting criminal solicitors arising from the Criminal Procedure Rules 2013 (CPR).
We welcome the clarification of the law that the Supreme Court has provided in this significant decision.
This practice note explains how client confidentiality is affected by the failure to disclose offence provisions in the Terrorism Act 2000.
This practice note concerns the particular way in which criminal defence solicitors need to consider the avoidance of conflicts of interest when ...
This practice note provides information on advising a client on plea in the absence of full disclosure.
This practice note sets out the new obligations and the ethical considerations solicitors should consider when conducting a case involving defence witnesses ...
PACE requires that police interviews with suspects are recorded. You must ensure that interviews with clients who require a sign language interpreter ...
The Law Society recommends
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
Do you know a remarkable solicitor advocate who has made a significant contribution through their work? Nominate today.
Free CPD event - 1 June 2016
This seminar will examine developments in the law relating to the partial defences to murder of loss of control and diminished responsibility.
The Practice Advice Service provides a dedicated support line for Law Society members and employees of law firms. Call us on 020 7320 5675.
Stay up-to-date by signing up for our weekly Professional Update newsletter.
Get help with your research by email, phone or face-to-face.
Solicitor Hull £37,191 - £40,116 Humberside Police are looking for a suitably qualified solicitor who has part...
> Solicitor>Apply now
Solicitor - Fraud
BLM would like to talk to solicitors interesting in joining a new team within our Fraud de...
> Solicitor - Fraud>Apply now
We have many social media channels for our varied audiences.