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  • Parliamentary briefing: Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill - House of Lords committee stage

    The Law Society does not believe the proposed Bill has sufficient safeguards and is not fit for purpose in its current form.

    3 September 2018
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    Housing issues coming home in 2018

    Housing has rarely had so high a profile as it has now. Rosemary Keczkes, Chair of the Law Society's Housing Law Committee, outlines some current and upcoming issues, and how the Law Society is responding.

    6 April 2018
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