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:
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.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is changing rapidly as well as the government's advice. We're monitoring the situation and listening to your concerns.
This pan-industry guidance enables professionals to complete moves while maintaining safety as social distancing measures are eased.
A cross-industry guide to support government plans to re-open the housing market, enabling people to move home safely, has been published.
The European Commission has published a proposal to postpone the requirement to make first reports under DAC 6 by three months.
We're keeping the coronavirus situation under review and will provide regularly updated advice and sources of information for our members.
The government has published detailed guidance on the return to offices. This framework sets out the most relevant points for legal services.
Jonathan Gilmour is a partner at Travers Smith.
Law Society of England and Wales president Simon Davis today urged solicitors' firms to exercise caution amid the diverging messages.
News the chancellor is to extend the furlough scheme through to the end of October was today welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales.
The HMCTS is reviewing the probate service due to the impact of coronavirus.
If you have any questions about our coronavirus work, contact us.
Our carefully selected partners offer services that may support our members in the current challenging time.