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.
The Law Society has responded to the Legal Ombudsman's call for evidence on its scheme rules and case fee structure.
Providing raw regulatory data on solicitor firms could mislead clients and undermine their ability to exercise informed choice, the Law Society said today responding to the SRA's proposals.
Law Society president Robert Bourns gave a speech at the London School of Economics panel event.
Dr Carolina Gasparoli examines the impact of the European ruling on communications data retention, and the latest implications for the Investigatory Powers Act.
Information for organisations on submitting CRM12s.
We have responded to the MoJ's review of the Legal Services Board and the Office for Legal Complaints.
A desire for greater competition and deregulation in the legal services sector must not be allowed to undermine consumer protection, the Law Society said today.
Helping clients to make informed choices about legal services that best meet their needs is at the heart of the solicitor profession's priorities.
The Law Society has published FAQs providing useful information to solicitors for moving across and complying with the new SRA scheme for continuing competence.
Law Society's response to the DCLG consultation on improving use of planning conditions.
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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.
Includes the latest changes to the Accounts Rules since June 2015 (Versions 15-18 of the SRA Handbook).