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 an MHCLG consultation on making sure that social housing provides safe and secure homes.
The Law Society has responded to a DoT consultation on proposed new offences of causing death or injury by dangerous or careless cycling.
The Law Society has responded to a TPC consultation on proposals to resurrect the fast track appeals system in respect of immigration detainees.
The Law Society has said that the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal should retain the criminal standard of proof in response to a SDT consultation.
The Law Society is concerned by provisions in the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill that would weaken legal professional privilege and restrict access to confidential legal advice from a lawyer.
The Law Society has published its response to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal's consultation.
The Law Society has published its response to the SRA's Reporting Concerns consultation.
The Law Society attended the 2018 Labour and Liberal Democrat party conferences to discuss our priorities with key stakeholders.
Law Society representatives will be attending the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat party conferences as part of its influencing work.
The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission's consultation on the law concerning search warrants.
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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