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    We remind you of the Help to Buy ISA scheme requirements in relation to bonuses.

    24 August 2016

    Law Society calls for statutory protection for legal professional privilege

    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.

    15 December 2015

    Clients with learning difficulties

    A report by the University of Bristol has recommended guidance and training for lawyers to better understand the needs of clients with learning difficulties.

    1 August 2013

    Legislative changes: Society voices concerns

    This week the Law Society has given evidence in parliament to raise concerns about proposals in the draft Anti-Social Behaviour Bill, and to show our opposition to the UK's opt-out from EU police and criminal justice measures.

    17 January 2013

    Assisted dying debate kicks off Law Society 2012 free public debate series

    Assisted dying will be the topic of debate at the launch of the Law Society's 2012 Public Debate Series in partnership with Huffington Post UK.

    29 March 2012

    Law Society welcomes family tender announcement

    The Law Society has welcomed the LSC's decision to open a further tender for licence-only family and family and housing work.

    23 January 2012
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