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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • As your professional body we’re hearing a lot from our members on the ground. We’re using that insight as the voice of solicitors with government and regulators during the pandemic. We’re developing advice and support to help you through this difficult period.

    Our priorities are:

    • looking after our members’ safety – from protecting our members in courts to pushing for documents to be signed remotely
    • helping members keep their businesses going – from advice on government support to tips on remote working
    • helping members stay compliant – lobbying regulators to make changes
    • protecting the rule of law – scrutinising the emergency legislation

    These were our immediate priorities in the first days of the crisis. We're already starting to see results, and we're now turning to other issues that arise. To raise any issues, contact us.

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    Rescheduled Cloud Video Training Session - 4 June

    Instructions for the rescheduled cloud video platform training session on 4 June.

    27 May 2020
    News

    Assessing and managing coronavirus risk in court buildings

    HMCTS has published an organisational risk assessment and assessment tool which will enable them to regularly review the safety of their buildings.

    22 May 2020
    News

    Law Society Annual General Meeting (AGM) postponed

    The Law Society AGM has been postponed as a result of Covid-19.

    22 May 2020
    News

    Remote access and paperless bundling: training video

    The FLBA has put together a training video on remote access and paperless bundling for family law practitioners.

    22 May 2020
    News

    Cloud Video Training Session - 27 May

    A training session for the Cloud Video Platform being introduced by HM Courts and Tribunal Service.

    20 May 2020
    News

    Resumption of jury trials

    A jury trial working group has been considering ways to resume jury trials safely in the wake of coronavirus.

    18 May 2020
    News

    EU Commission proposes DAC 6 deferral

    The European Commission has published a proposal to postpone the requirement to make first reports under DAC 6 by three months.

    13 May 2020
    News

    Reviewing the probate service in light of Covid-19

    The HMCTS is reviewing the probate service due to the impact of coronavirus.

    12 May 2020
    News

    Prime minister's statement

    Our advice and guidance to members on coronavirus (Covid-19) has not changed following the prime minister's statement on Sunday 10 May.

    11 May 2020
    News

    Common legal issues and coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit for MPs

    We've put together a toolkit to help MPs answer questions they're likely to be getting from your constituents.

    1 May 2020
    News
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