Law Society blog
Here are all the posts from October 2018.
29 October 2018
As lawyers, we are really good at talking about "access to justice". I have used that phrase countless times over the past few years.
25 October 2018
The government is currently considering the evidence submitted as part of its review of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, which provides an important opportunity to bring back legal aid for early advice.
22 October 2018
What is pro bono work? It is free legal advice or help provided by lawyers to the public. Lawyers have always done pro bono work.
17 October 2018
Algorithms and data are increasingly influencing the justice system. Professor Sofia Olhede and Dr Patrick Wolf explain the basics all lawyers should understand.
16 October 2018
Last week, the government published a further 28 Brexit no deal technical notices on professional services, which includes contingency plans for EU lawyers practising in the UK.
09 October 2018
It all began for me at university. Up to that date, my life had essentially been one of carefree fun, with little or no real responsibility.
08 October 2018
Parliament returns from its conference recess this week, and justice-related issues will take centre-stage as the Lord Chancellor and his ministerial team face questions in the House of Commons on Tuesday morning.
02 October 2018
Party Conference season is well underway, with the Liberal Democrat and Labour Conferences taking place over the last two weeks, and the Conservative Conference currently happening in Birmingham.
01 October 2018
This year marks the 9th year in which the Law Society is celebrating Black History Month. It's particularly heartening to see the number of Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) solicitors has continued to increase.