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We’re asking the government to address the problems in our criminal justice system.
Lawtech providers are gaining traction. Our report explores trends in adoption rates in the legal sector.
Choose from 22 categories for a chance to shine at the Law Society Excellence Awards this year.
See our no-deal Brexit guidance and latest advice and insight for solicitors.
Our guidance on the SRA Transparency Rules can help you and your firm comply with the new minimum requirements.
The lord chief justice highlighted the importance of judicial diversity at the Treasurer's Lecture 2019.
The time limit to file a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) return and pay the tax due will reduce from 30 days to 14 days from 1 March 2019.
For 30 years I practised as a sole practitioner in North Shields in north east England, my partners having long since retired. When I reached my late 50s, my th...
We are strongly opposed to the proposals to hike the fees for grant of probate from the current flat figure to a sliding scale of fees.
We are encouraging members to attend this face-to-face event focusing on the modernisation of tribunal processes for appealing government decisions.
The Judicial Appointments Commission is looking to expand the membership of its Advisory Group.
We are concerned about the level of scrutiny the Legal Services Board has applied to the SRA's application to change its regulatory arrangements.
The Supreme Court has launched the competition for the appointment of Lady Hale's successor as president of the Supreme Court.
Your weekly update from the Law Society's public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.
We have updated the Code for Completion to clarify the position following the Court of Appeal ruling in Dreamvar.
We have updated the Code for Completion by Post following the Court of Appeal ruling in Dreamvar. The changes will take effect from 1 May 2019.
Lawtech in the UK has a long way to go if it is to reach its potential, the Law Society of England and Wales said.
Couples celebrating their relationships this Valentine's may be in for a nasty shock if they ever rely on their 'common law' marriage.
The Law Society Group (the Group) today published its gender pay gap report for 2018.
Our research explores what types of lawtech providers are gaining traction in different sectors of the profession and the drivers behind this.
We have partnered with the government to remind practitioners of the positive impact that quality AML checks can have on tackling dirty money.
A no-deal Brexit could undermine protections enjoyed by British inventors, fashion designers and broadcasters, the Law Society warned today.
This guide highlights the changes to intellectual property law should the UK leave the EU on 29 March 2019 without having reached an agreement.
This guide highlights the changes to VAT and its impact on goods and services should the UK leave the EU on 29 March 2019 without an agreement.
As with many good things in life, the London Bisexual Network (LBN) started over a bottle of wine in a noisy City bar, explains Max Rossiter, trainee solicito...
We have responded to the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' consultation on biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements.
This practice note highlights the warning signs of mortgage fraud and outlines how you can protect yourself and your firm from being used to commit fraud.
Over the next few weeks we will be trialing a new format for our weekly parliamentary report.
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
Our competition community offers a forum for competition law issues and promotes access to the officials you work with.
Accreditation for members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in immigration and asylum law work.
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
For 30 years I practised as a sole practitioner in North Shields in north east England, my partners having long since retired. When I reached my late 50s, my thoughts turned to my retirement.
As with many good things in life, the London Bisexual Network (LBN) started over a bottle of wine in a noisy City bar, explains Max Rossiter, trainee solicitor.
We are now on the countdown to the end of the SRA Handbook and the beginning of the era of the SRA Standards and Regulations.
Once upon a time, I was a little girl. My parents divorced, and both my Mum and my Dad remarried. A year after my Mum remarried, she died, which was not the plan at all.
Legal firms are facing a Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) dilemma as the insurance market shifts quickly towards hardening conditions not experienced for many years.
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