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  • Our mission is to build a strong relationship with our members, whether you’re in private practice or work in-house. Our relationship managers:

    • represent your views
    • help you access our services
    • add value to your business

    Representing your views

    Relationship managers are the link between you and the Law Society. They work to make sure your views are heard and built into our work, influencing our consultation responses and the regulatory environment solicitors work in.

    Developing new products and services

    Relationship managers gather feedback from you, and we use this to design and develop new products and services based on your needs. For example, we’ve developed guidance on important topics within the legal sector such as GDPR and regulation of the profession.

    Keeping you up to date

    We keep you up to date with the latest news, research and insights that affect your practice. Our legal experts on topics such as regulation and compliance, GDPR and access to justice attend regional events and roundtables often held in partnership with local law societies. These are open to all members.

    Promoting events and services

    We promote training and events taking place near you. For example, we hold annual conferences outside London on topics such as risk and compliance, and private client practice. We also frequently hold roundtables and local events with Law Society office holders.

    Building partnerships with external stakeholders

    Our partnerships with external stakeholders add value to your business.

    Find your local relationship manager

    We have a network of representatives throughout England and Wales. Find out more about how we can help you in:

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    DAC 6 and Trust Registration Service - possible deferral?

    We've asked HM Revenue & Customs whether they would consider deferring the commencement dates of the DAC 6 and the Trust Registration Service rules in the UK.

    2 April 2020

    Economic crime levy

    The chancellor has announced the government's intention to introduce a new levy on anti-money laundering-regulated businesses (including law firms).

    23 March 2020

    City Christmas quiz answers

    Congratulations to Steve Lake at Global Aerospace, winner of our quiz. Happy New Year and thanks to everyone who entered.

    21 January 2020

    Helping you to comply with anti-money laundering regulation

    Rob Cummings, Head of Regulatory Affairs and Economic Crime, outlines the recent amendments to the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017.

    21 January 2020

    European Lawyers Day 2019: Legal aid in criminal matters

    This podcast marks European Lawyers Day 2019. This year, the focus is on the right to legal aid in criminal matters and access to a lawyer when detained in prison.

    24 October 2019

    What does the Queen's Speech mean for solicitors and the law?

    This article highlights some of the key bills announced in the Queen's Speech that will be most relevant to solicitors.

    17 October 2019

    The Law Society at the 2019 political party conferences

    We will be attending the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat party conferences this autumn as part of our influencing work on behalf of members.

    13 September 2019

    Brexit update

    We have been in bilateral discussions with a number of EU bars in order to secure the position of solicitors post-Brexit.

    31 July 2019

    City summer quiz answers

    Thank you to everyone who tackled our summer quiz. We are thrilled to announce the winner of six bottles of prosecco is Vicky West, legal counsel at Citi.

    31 July 2019

    UK firms to remain in South Korea after Brexit

    We welcome news of a UK-Korea free trade agreement, which will allow solicitors to continue to practise in Korea post-Brexit.

    11 June 2019
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