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.
Immediate investment is needed in the criminal justice system to address the huge Crown Court backlog.
The UK government must shore up the beleaguered legal aid market if a more generous means test is to benefit people on lower incomes
Mental health and wellbeing support in the legal profession would not be what it is today without LawCare, the Law Society of England and Wales said today as we celebrate the charity operating for 25 years.