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    Police interviews involving sign language interpreters

    PACE requires that police interviews with suspects are recorded. You must ensure that interviews with clients who require a sign language interpreter are video recorded. This practice provides advice on how to meet the requirement.

    21 December 2015
    Practice note

    Working with transgender employees

    This practice note is designed to help everyone in your firm to work respectfully with transgender people.

    20 November 2015
    Practice note

    Equal pay

    This practice note covers the law underpinning the right to equal pay and suggests steps firms should take to address equal pay.

    4 November 2015
    Practice note

    Diversity in the profession

    This short report highlights the diversity profile of solicitors.

    30 June 2015
    Research

    Civil liberties

    Information and advice for civil liberties practitioners

    11 September 2014
    Information

    Equality and diversity requirements: SRA Handbook

    This practice note includes examples of behaviours which may enable adherence to the outcomes, as well as examples of behaviours which would not. It also sets out how the Law Society can assist you and your practice in this area.

    18 July 2012
    Practice note

    Equality Act 2010

    This practice note sets out solicitors' duties as service providers and employers under the Equality Act 2010 ('the Equality Act').

    2 May 2012
    Practice note

    Policing online content - who is responsible?

    It is just over 500 years ago that Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses to the door of All Saints' Church in Wittenberg.

    1 January 0001
    Blog

    Solicitors and the fight against modern slavery

    It is two and a half years since the Modern Slavery Act came into force, and eighteen months since companies were required to publish a Section 54 (S54) modern slavery statement.

    1 January 0001
    Blog

    Who wouldn't trade a little privacy for a lot of security?

    Olivier Roth discusses whether we have traded our privacy for technology and the role which government and private companies play in shaping this debate.

    1 January 0001
    Blog
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