The public affairs and campaigns team is at the heart of the Law Society's work influencing government, parliament and key stakeholders in the UK.
By harnessing the collective knowledge, experience and expertise of the legal profession, the Society can lead in developing public policy solutions to challenges facing the legal services sector.
As the Society is a professional body governed by a royal charter, its work with government and parliament is underpinned by its duty to act in the public interest. We work closely with the Society's members when engaging and influencing political stakeholders and policy-makers.
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We have responded to the Legal Services Board's supplementary consultation on its proposed internal governance rules.
Law Society president Christina Blacklaws today reiterated that we will not tolerate sexual harassment or bullying in the legal sector.
We have responded to the government's consultation on the design and implementation of the new digital services tax (DST).
We have responded to the government's consultation on a stamp duty land tax surchange on non-UK residents purchasing property in the UK.
We have responded to the government's consultation on a proposed capital allowance for new non-residential structures and buildings.
We have responded to HMRC's consultation on the principles it believes should underpin the taxation of trusts.
This briefing outlines our views in relation to the Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill ahead of its second reading in the House of Lords.
The Law Society and Bar Council are supporting the FDA's Manifesto for Justice which seeks to ensure the Criminal Justice System avoids collapse.
This briefing sets out the Law Society's views on legal aid deserts in England and Wales.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal announced it will apply to adopt the civil standard of proof when it hears cases brought by the regulator.
Alexandra Cardenas (Head of public affairs and campaigns) 020 8049 3711 Email Alexandra Cardenas
Rebecca Goshawk (Public affairs manager) 020 8049 4030Email Rebecca Goshawk
Vicki Butler (Campaigns manager) 020 8049 4129Email Vicki Butler
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