Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.
Fiona du Feu explains how to overcome the practical difficulties to ensure that your trainees learn relevant skills when working from home.
On 30 March 2021, a report on the impact of coronavirus on courts and tribunals in England and Wales was published by the House of Lords Constitution Committee
Solicitors’ leaders today welcomed the Legal Services Board’s (LSB) 2021-2022 strategy and business plan, which will focus on diversity, inclusion and transparency in the profession.
We welcome the government’s new family mediation voucher scheme and the continued commitment to helping minimise conflict between separating couples.
Where you place your savings will have a big impact on your future wealth. Our strategic partner Barclays have set out their top nine golden rules for investing this year.
The temporary fee change will not apply from 1 April 2021.
We need an immigration and asylum system that is fit for purpose, that treats people fairly and provides lawful, timely and consistent decisions.
From 1 April 2021, different rates of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) will apply to purchasers of residential property who are not resident in the UK.
Lubna Shuja has become the Law Society's vice president, raising the prospect for the first time of two consecutive women presidents in the organisation’s history when she steps up to the top job in 2022.