We provide advice and support on regulatory processes and complaints, rules and ethics, professional indemnity insurance, and education and training. We also represent the views of our members in our consultation responses to help shape the regulatory regime in England and Wales.
Ten things you need to know about the GDPR and what they mean for your firm.
For third year in succession, the majority of solicitors' firms experienced a smooth PII renewal process.
Read the Law Society's annual surveys of solicitor's renewal experiences to ascertain areas of difficulty and analyse market trends.
A brief overview of the key issues to be aware of and the changes to implement to comply with the regulations.
Compulsory rules to publish reams of information about legal services may mislead clients rather than help them.
News that the SRA is set to push ahead with changes to the rules governing solicitors was greeted with dismay.
We answer some of the key questions around legal professional privilege.
If you're not a Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP), you might ask what a risk register is, and if you are a COLP, you should definitely have one.
Guidance published today reminds criminal legal aid solicitors of their obligations under the legal aid contract to undertake certain work.
One day in February, Graham Murphy found himself on a train next to two solicitors. As they opened their laptops and began to talk about the details of a £100m transaction, he pricked up his ears and began to think about what a fraudster or cybercriminal might make of all this. And then they went to the buffet…
Other advice, products and services from the Law Society:
Our Regulatory Affairs Board advises on our Council and oversees the implementation of policy for the promotion of solicitors' interests in all regulatory matters.
A summary digest of key recent news and meetings relating to the SRA, LSB and LeO.
Book the Junior Lawyers Divison annual conference and ball, held on Saturday 28 April, held at the Law Society in London