News and advice on social welfare, including housing, health and social care, mental health, anti-social behaviour, deprivation of liberty and vulnerable adults.
Housing has rarely had so high a profile as it has now. Rosemary Keczkes, Chair of the Law Society’s Housing Law Committee, outlines some current and upcoming issues, and how the Law Society is responding.
We remind you of the Help to Buy ISA scheme requirements in relation to bonuses.
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.
A report by the University of Bristol has recommended guidance and training for lawyers to better understand the needs of clients with learning difficulties.
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.
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.
The Law Society has welcomed the LSC's decision to open a further tender for licence-only family and family and housing work.
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The Mental Health and Disability Committee and the Housing Law Committee are part of the Law Society's Legal Affairs and Policy Board.The committees work to develop Law Society policy and promote improvements in practice and legal services.
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