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 LSAG's advisory note highlights key AML challenges for the legal profession associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
This guidance is intended to assist investigators and prosecutors in deciding whether suspects should be interviewed as part of a police investigation during the coronavirus pandemic.
We're working to ensure that the new coronavirus legislation is used appropriately, protecting the rights of vulnerable people.
The Law Society has joined a working party which will consider ways of starting jury trials as soon as that is safe.
We've launched a support package to help the profession in preventing fraud and scams and delivering legal services safely using technology.
David Fleming, chief technology officer at Mitigo, explains how to video conference safely.
We're supporting solicitors and law firms to prevent fraud and scams, safely deliver legal services online and run their organisations effectively using lawtech.
Nick Denys is the policy adviser who leads on employment and family law matters at the Law Society.
We've had many questions from our members about the possible impacts of COVID-19 on conveyancing transactions.
Alan East, chair of our Education and Training Committee, discusses supervising trainee solicitors in these exceptional times. Firms and trainee solicitors have raised issues on how to best ensure that trainees are properly and effectively supervised during this challenging period.
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.