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.
Eleanor Ludlum talks about her experience of returning to the law and the lessons for supporting returners in the current crisis and Rachel Brushfield follows up with practical tips for returners.
We welcome plans to resume jury trials, but reassert the utmost importance of good hygiene, appropriate distancing and compliance with guidance.
Our advice and guidance to members on coronavirus (Covid-19) has not changed following the prime minister's statement on Sunday 10 May.
We've produced a toolkit that law firms and practitioners could and should consider when looking at how to strengthen their business.
We've brought together a variety of established guidance on virtual execution and the use of e-signatures in response to the pandemic.
I. Stephanie Boyce talks about the importance of ensuring that victims of domestic abuse have access to the support and legal advice they need to stay safe.
HM Land Registry is accepting the 'Mercury' signing approach for deeds and making it easier to verify identity for land transactions.
We explore the most common questions on delivering legal services online.
Susan Acland-Hood, Chief Executive HM Courts & Tribunals Service, discusses the challenges and changes to courts during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus is a global crisis, which is likely to affect us individually one way or another. Nicholas Woolf explores five essential issues.
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.