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The Law Society has today finalised membership of its new Board by appointing two solicitors not already on its governing Council, together with two lay members.
We have produced a joint position paper summarising the key priorities and recommendations for the government to consider in relation to Intellectual Property and Brexit.
On Saturday 22 May 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida, Laszlo Hanyecz made a revolutionary transaction: he bought two Domino's pizzas for the equivalent of $41. This was the first ever purchase made using the digital currency Bitcoin.
There are many excellent reasons to choose the UK for the protection, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property.
The Panama Papers leak exposed the most common weakest link in law firms' cybersecurity: its people. Mark Leiser looks at what firms can learn from the scandal.
The Law Society has responded to the MoJ consultation on proposals for 'assisted digital' services.
The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) regulates the processing of information relating to individuals. Solicitors must comply with the DPA. Failure to do so may constitute a criminal offence. This practice note sets out how solicitors can comply with the Act.
This practice note looks at the risks for firms and their duties to clients that arise from delivering legal services electronically and online.
For the second year running professional indemnity insurance (PII) renewal went smoothly for the vast majority of firms, our 2015-16 PII survey has found.
This practice note outlines the regulatory and legal requirements that apply when a firm's client account has fallen victim to scammers.
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The Intellectual Property Law Committee is part of the Legal Affairs and Policy Board.It assists with the formation of the Law Society's policy and advice on legal and technical developments.
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