We produce parliamentary briefings to raise awareness of issues affecting the legal profession and to campaign for changes to the law. View our latest briefings below.
Read our briefing on the 2013 budget announcements.
The Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill sets out the legal framework for separating high street banks from investment banks.
This briefing responds to the position on the future of the UK's relationship with the European Union (EU) which prime minister David Cameron set out in his speech on 23 January 2013
Find out how to raise your concerns about the implementation of the civil justice costs and funding reforms.
This briefing has been prepared by the Society's specialist committees: part one by the Planning and Environmental Law Committee, and part two by the Employment Law, Company Law and Tax Law Committees.
The Law Society welcomes a number of the provisions in the Crime and Courts Bill, many of which will contribute to creating a more modern and effective criminal justice system.
The Law Society welcomes the provisions in the Crime and Courts Bill, the vast majority of which will create a more efficient justice system.
This briefing, prepared by members of the Society's specialist committees provides a summary of the Law Society's concerns with aspects of the Bill.
The Society has expressed its opposition to the extension of closed material proceedings to ordinary civil cases in its briefing for peers ahead of the bill's report stage on Monday 12 November.
This briefing is concerned with the implications of the bill for the effective functioning of employment tribunals, and the impact on the parties who engage with the tribunal process.
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