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The SRA Transparency Rules came into force on 6 December. Our guidance can help you and your firm comply with the new minimum requirements.
See our no-deal Brexit guidance and latest advice and insight for solicitors.
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The Commission is examining the use of algorithms in law. Join our next evidence session on Thursday 14 February 2019.
Identify, prevent and resolve potential threats putting your practice at risk.
We are concerned by provisions that would remove vital safeguards for vulnerable individuals who receive care and treatment under conditions of detention.
I was born and raised in Nigeria, West Africa, and for as long as I can remember I wanted to be a lawyer.
The Law Society has said that employment law is getting a much-needed overhaul to protect the rights of people working in the gig economy.
We are supporting amendments to the Bill that would remove provisions allowing officials to listen into confidential client-lawyer consultations.
We are strongly opposed to proposals that would dramatically hike fees for grant of probate from a flat fee to a sliding scale of fees.
The Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill completed its passage through the House of Commons after concluding its remaining stages last w...
Law Society partner and equity crowdfunding platfrom Seedrs explains how developments within AI are taking law firms and solicitors to the next level.
The winners of the 2018 Graham Turnbull human rights essay competition have been announced..
The Law Society has responded to a Ministry of Justice consultation on reforming the divorce process.
When, if at all, might computers replace humans and in what capacities? And how can we grasp the reach and depth of the transformations that are already well un...
This practice note sets out the Law Society's advice on good practice for the steps you should take if a will you have prepared is disputed.
The Law Commission is consulting on proposals to make commonhold work across the property sector. Submit your views and help shape recommendations for reform.
HM Courts & Tribunals Service will be conducting a small-scale video testing pilot in Birmingham and Manchester civil justice centres.
The Law Society has said that removing blame from the divorce process will allow separating couples to focus on what really matters.
Lawyers must never be persecuted for defending human rights, the Law Society has said on International Human Rights Day (10 December 2018).
The Law Society has said that mental health patients must be given greater choice and control when the outdated Mental Health Act 1983 is revised.
Our relationship management team has been engaging with you across the regions on a variety of topics ranging from diversity in the profession to price transpar...
Last week the Law Society’s Head of Justice, Richard Miller, gave oral evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee for its inquiry on enforcing the Eq...
Small businesses and individuals who need legal advice will be able to find regulated information from law firms about their fees and services.
The GDPR and DPA 2018 enforce a high level of transparency on data controllers, including solicitors. We look at what this means in practice.
In this article, we expand on the advice provided in our practice note to give examples from different areas of law subject to the SRA Transparency Rules.
There are many reasons why we as a profession need to get better at accommodating people with disabilities.
HMRC are presenting a webinar to summarise and explain recent changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax announced in the 2018 budget.
This quality mark is for members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in all types of children law work.
The Law Society's quality mark for any practice that can demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.
Awarded to law firms that meet the required standards of technical expertise and client service in conveyancing with its CQS accreditation. Look out for it on Find a Solicitor search results.
Our community for partners, leaders and practice managers in legal businesses provides advice, information and the support you need.
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
When, if at all, might computers replace humans and in what capacities? And how can we grasp the reach and depth of the transformations that are already well underway?
There are many reasons why we as a profession need to get better at accommodating people with disabilities. One key reason is that disability is one of the few diversity groups which any of us might become a member of (whether temporarily or permanently) at any point in our lives and without warning.
Everyone knows that if you catch a problem early, you're more likely to stop it getting worse.The same is true for legal problems - most of the time, these are easier, and cheaper, to address early on.
Most solicitors will be aware of the SRA Transparency Rules being introduced this December. It's an open secret that this move has been unpopular with the profession.
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