We undertake and commission research to provide evidence-based information for our members and the organisation. Our analysis covers:
Our work underpins many of the functions carried out by the Law Society in delivering its strategic aims to support, promote and represent solicitors.
Law Society 2015 GC350 study shows that in-house legal teams are growing their influence and credibility, and two thirds of GC now have a seat on the board.
The Law Society today welcomed a report from the SRA confirming that 'the overall picture is positive' for solicitors' anti-money laundering compliance.
For the second year running professional indemnity insurance (PII) renewal went smoothly for the vast majority of firms, our 2015-16 PII survey has found.
This report describes the size and composition of the solicitors' profession and describes trends in entry to the profession.
The number of practising solicitors is on the up, according to the Law Society of England and Wales Annual Statistics Report for 2015.
This is the second issue of Research Roundup, the Law Society's quarterly publication highlighting recent research on the legal services market.
We welcome the LSB's report on the prices of legal services, which shows that clients can choose from a broad range of options when purchasing legal services.
New analysis shows that an 8,000 jobs boost follows each one per cent growth in legal services
The income of firms polled in the 2016 Law Management Section (LMS) Financial Benchmarking Survey has increased for a sixth consecutive year.
The Law Society has published the first issue of its new, quarterly research publication, highlighting recent research on the legal services market.
A snapshot of the annual firm survey 2014/15 results.
Today the Law Society publishes its report into the future of legal services.
The Law Society has published a report which brings together new and existing evidence to identify the key drivers for change.
Law Society research on categories of work undertaken by solicitors 2015.
The Law Society/Legal Monitor City legal Index tracks publicised business deals facilitated by the top 50 UK law firms, providing a gauge of City firm input into the wider economy.
Law Society research on categories of work undertaken by solicitors 2014.
The earnings factsheet figures are based on a sample of 502 private practitioners.
The earnings figures provided in this factsheet are based on a sample of 204 individuals working in commerce and industry.
The findings of this report draw attention to wider issues around diversity networks and the role these networks play in firms.
This report describes the size and composition of the solicitors' profession and describes trends in the entry of solicitors to the profession.
During November 2013 to January 2014, senior representatives from 900 private practice firms were interviewed by telephone about the work and practices of their firm.
The Law Society's short-to-medium term forecasting model for real turnover in the legal services sector is based on 6 main economic drivers of growth.
This factsheet is based on the 221 individuals of the 1,506 random sample, who provided salary data, were working full-time and were on a permanent contract.
This factsheet is based on the 532 individuals of the 1,506 random sample, who provided salary data, were working full-time and were either on a permanent contract or at partnership level.
A Law Society project team has produced a series of assessments of the shape, nature and size of the legal services market in UK/England and Wales and the factors likely to drive change in the future.
A comprehensive picture of how firms are performing during a major period of change has been revealed in one of the largest surveys of solicitors' firms undertaken, on behalf of the Law Society, the MoJ and the LSB.
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