The Law Society of England and Wales has appointed Ian Jeffery as chief executive.
We've responded to the announcement of measures to be included in the forthcoming Bill of Rights.
The UK has started free trade agreement (FTA) talks with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), with solicitors’ leaders hoping legal services will be a priority in discussions.
Significant rate increases for defence solicitors must be forthcoming or victims and defendants will continue to suffer the consequences of a broken criminal justice system.
A ban on ‘no-fault’ evictions heralded in a UK government White Paper published today has been praised by solicitors’ leaders.
Solicitors’ leaders are concerned about the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) plans to increase its fining powers by more than 1000%, as they respond to the SRA’s 2022/2023 business plan and budget consultation.
We welcome the UK-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement (DEA) coming into force this week, deepening technological and digital trade ties between the UK and Singapore.
Five interns have today started their six-week paid internship at the Law Society of England and Wales, as part of our participation in the #10000BlackInterns initiative.
Newly published statistics for April 2021 to April 2022, show more than 12,000 new divorce applications were filed as ‘no-fault’ divorce came into effect.
Legal challenges to UK government plans to send asylum seekers to Rwanda raise questions about the foundations of British justice.