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Westminster weekly update: Home Office announce RUI review

11 November 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: General election to be held on 12 December

04 November 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: MPs support 2nd reading of Brexit deal

28 October 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Withdrawal agreement reached between UK and EU

18 October 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Richard Miller gives evidence to the Public Accounts Committee

14 October 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Prorogation begins, but ruled 'unlawful'

16 September 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Online Courts Bill debated by MPs

22 July 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Legal aid deserts covered in PMQs

15 July 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Law Society gives evidence on no fault divorce

08 July 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Prime minister appears before senior backbenchers

07 May 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: MPs debate legal aid for inquests

15 April 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Lord chancellor quizzed by Justice Committee on LASPO

08 April 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Fixed recoverable costs consultation launched

01 April 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Committee publishes report on leasehold reform

25 March 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Parliament votes against a no deal and for an Article 50 extension

18 March 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Prime minister's Brexit motion defeated

18 February 2019

Your weekly update from the Law Society's public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.

Westminster weekly update: Five things you need to know

11 February 2019

Over the next few weeks we will be trialing a new format for our weekly parliamentary report.

Westminster weekly update: Commons votes on amendments to Brexit motion

04 February 2019

On Tuesday, the Commons voted on a series of amendments to the prime minister's motion on Brexit.

Westminster weekly update: Prime minister makes statement to the commons

28 January 2019

Last Monday the prime minister made a statement to the Commons, setting out her intention for proceeding with the Brexit process.

Westminster weekly update: Government loses on Withdrawal Agreement but wins confidence vote

21 January 2019

On Tuesday the government's Brexit withdrawal agreement was rejected in Parliament by a margin of 230 votes - the largest defeat ever suffered by a sitting government.

Westminster weekly update: Courts and Tribunals Bill progresses while meaningful vote postponed

17 December 2018

The Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill completed its passage through the House of Commons after concluding its remaining stages last week.

Westminster weekly update: Government found in contempt ahead of key Brexit vote

07 December 2018

Last week the Law Society’s Head of Justice, Richard Miller, gave oral evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee for its inquiry on enforcing the Equality Act.

Westminster weekly update: Government publishes Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration

23 November 2018

Last week the Government published the draft Withdrawal Agreement, reflecting the in-principle agreement between the UK and EU negotiating teams on the full legal text.

Westminster weekly update: No deal technical notices and justice oral questions

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.

Westminster weekly update: Parliament returns from conferences to justice questions and Counter-Terrorism Bill

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.

Westminster weekly update: Summer return and conference season begins

20 September 2018

MPs and Peers returned from summer recess for two weeks, before breaking up for the Party Conference season.

Your money or your data: 4 reasons to comply with GDPR

24 May 2017

In a recent survey of IT decision makers 25 per cent of respondents had cancelled preparations for the GDPR and 44 per cent thought GDPR won’t apply to UK businesses after the UK has left the EU. Anna Drozd explains why law firms need to comply. 

Making the legal system accessible to all - the Law Society’s vision for law and justice

18 May 2017

Along with priorities for the rule of law and Brexit, access to justice represents the third pillar of our Vision for Law and Justice we launched on 5 May.

Upholding the rule of law - The Law Society’s vision for law and justice

11 May 2017

With the country going to the polls on 8 June, the Law Society has established our priorities for the next Government on law and justice. We released Our Vision for Law and Justice last week.

The Law Society’s vision for law and justice – maintaining legal certainty through Brexit

28 April 2017

With the country going to the polls on 8 June, the Law Society has established our priorities for the next Government on law and justice. We will be releasing a full vision for law and justice next week. One of the priorities will be maintaining legal certainty for Brexit.

Prisons and Courts Bill falls

24 April 2017

Last Tuesday, the prime minister announced that she will be asking Parliament to vote for a general election on 8 June. On Wednesday, the House of Commons surpassed the two thirds majority needed to approve the motion by 522 to 13.

Snap general election 2017 and the legal profession

19 April 2017

On Tuesday 18 April the prime minister took Westminster and the country by surprise in announcing that she will be tabling a motion to the House of Commons to call for a General Election. On 19 April the House of Commons surpassed the two thirds majority needed to approve the motion by 522 to 13 and approved that a General Election will take place on 8 June.  

Brexit Motions and EU Human Rights

10 April 2017

The House of Commons and House of Lords are both on recess. The House of Commons will return on Tuesday 18 April. The House of Lords will return on Monday 24 April.

Article 50 is triggered and the Law Society gave evidence to Prisons and Courts Bill

03 April 2017

This week the House of Commons will begin its Easter recess and will return on Monday 18 April. The House of Lords will continue to sit with a number of motions on Brexit and evidence sessions on co-operation with the EU on criminal justice and security.

Committee stage of the Prisons and Courts Bill and Article 50 to be triggered

27 March 2017

This week the Prisons and Courts Bill will return to the House of Commons to undertake Committee Stage and our Head of Justice will be giving evidence to the Committee on Tuesday.

Second Reading debate of the Prisons and Courts Bill and its implications for access to justice

20 March 2017

This week access to justice will be at the top of the parliamentary agenda.

Article 50 bill amended in the House of Lords

07 March 2017

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is amended and the discount rate to personal injury compensation payments is lowered.

Brexit white paper published and Justice Select Committee hearing on soft tissue claims

07 February 2017

Alexandra Cardenas looks at the progression of the Brexit bill and the government’s consultation on soft tissue injury claims.

Brexit priorities for the legal sector

01 February 2017

The legal sector is playing a key role in shaping the upcoming negotiations for exiting the EU. Robert Bourns considers priorities for the profession during this period of transition.

Supreme Court judgment handed down and Brexit bill introduced

30 January 2017

The Supreme Court hands down judgment in the article 50 case, the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is introduced, and Mikaël Laurens gives evidence to the International Trade Select Committee.

Brexit: dismantling Europe brick by brick

11 January 2017

As the dust clears after the EU referendum, we face the challenge of how to separate the shared UK/EU legal framework. And that challenge is truly unprecedented, says Ignasi Guardans.

Article 50 and women in the law

14 November 2016

Alexandra Cardenas discusses the government's reaction to the article 50 ruling and diversity in law.

Vexatious claims and Brexit debates

31 October 2016

Alexandra Cardenas takes a look at the discussions in parliament focusing debates on Brexit and legislative scrutiny of bills in both houses.

Reviewing the implications of Brexit

17 October 2016

Alexandra Cardenas takes a look at the latest Brexit-related events and the implications for the UK justice system.

Conservative Party Conference

07 October 2016

Alexandra Cardenas provides an overview of the topics discussed at the Conservative Party Conference.

Labour Party Conference

30 September 2016

Alexandra Cardenas provides an overview of the topics discussed at the Labour Party Conference.

Transforming our justice system

16 September 2016

Alexandra Cardenas discusses new proposals to reform the courts system and the government's plan for the renegotiation of a deal with the EU.

New priorities for justice

09 September 2016

Alexandra Cardenas provides an overview of the lord chancellor's first session of Justice Oral Questions and looks at priorities for her department.

Brexit: political turmoil

15 July 2016

Alexandra Cardenas considers the new prime minister's key ministerial appointments following the EU referendum and Conservative party reshuffle. 

New beginnings: Pride in the profession

14 July 2016

Robert Bourns reflects on the start of his presidency, and discusses our new Pride in the profession campaign. 

Brexit fallout and Conservative party leadership contest

08 July 2016

Alexandra Cardenas discusses the fallout from the Brexit result on the EU referendum, and the resulting Conservative Party leadership contest. 

Brexit: a traumatic and turbulent week

01 July 2016

Alexandra Cardenas considers how and when the next prime minister will start the official proceedings of Britain's withdrawal from the EU, and reports on the second reading of the Investigatory Powers Bill. 

Brexit: no need for haste

24 June 2016

Alexandra Cardenas discusses the outcomes of the EU referendum.

Brexit marches closer

27 May 2016

Alexandra Cardenas considers the intensification of EU referendum and discusses the Treasury's apparent efforts to avert it.

Restoring credibility to human rights

13 May 2016

Alexandra Cardenas considers the parliamentary debate on the European Convention of Human Rights and discusses the Anti-Corruption Summit.

Brexit: a shift in policy?

29 April 2016

Alexandra Cardenas discusses the home secretary's speech on Brexit and considers questions over legal aid and clinical negligence.

Frictions over legal aid

22 April 2016

Alexandra Cardenas discusses the legal aid residence test and the judicial review challenge to domestic violence evidence requirements.

Taxing times: Panama Papers

15 April 2016

Alexandra Cardenas considers the events around the Panama Papers and provides an update on European Referendum debate.

Is Gove for Brexit?

11 March 2016

Alexandra Cardenas considers the rumours that Michael Gove may become the lead campaigner for the 'Leave' campaign in the EU referendum. 

EU referendum highlights party divisions

29 February 2016

Richard Messingham considers the latest political manoeuvrings following the Prime Minister's EU negotiations.

EU deal twitchiness

19 February 2016

Richard Messingham discusses the EU renegotiations and looks ahead to the next European Council summit.

Brexit: economic modelling for legal services

08 October 2015

Catherine Dixon, Law Society chief executive, outlines the Society's latest work on economic modelling of the impact of a possible UK exit from the European Union on the legal services sector.

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