The government plans to reform the divorce process to remove the concept of fault. Many legal professionals feel current divorce law is out of date.
We have responded to the SRA's application to the LSB to carry over the existing rules for PII and the Compensation Fund into the new Handbook.
We have responded to BEIS's consultation on proposals regarding the planning system for electricity storage.
We have responded to the Law Commission's consultation on 'Reinvigorating commonhold: the alternative to leasehold ownership'.
We have responded to the Legal Services Board's consultation on its proposed business plan for 2019/20.
We have responded to the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' consultation on biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements.
We have responded to the Legal Ombudsman's consultation on its proposed business plan for 2019/20.
We are calling on the government to address the problems in the crumbling criminal justice system by adopting our policy recommendations.
We have responded to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government consultation exploring the case for a specialist housing court.
We have responded to the SRA's consultation on exemptions for qualified lawyers from outside the UK from QLTS in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Our Wales office represents the Society's view and interests to the Welsh government, Westminster and Brussels.
The Law Society campaigns on behalf of the profession on important topics within the legal sector. Current campaigns include: access to justice, criminal legal aid and professional indemnity insurance.
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Legal breakfast co-hosted with Oxfam GB to formally launch the Lawyers Against Poverty initiative.