Law Society president, David Greene, discusses recent concerns solicitors have raised on the potential risks they face when attending court.
Firms need to check whether they need to register as doing tax advice work to fulfil their obligations under the money laundering regulations.
With the continued spread of coronavirus and its impact on the justice system, we're working to support workers and firms around court safety, critical worker rules and vaccinations.
We are seeking assurance that court building arrangements continue to be appropriate following the new COVID-19 regulations and the variant strain.
As courts and tribunals continue to run during the COVID-19 pandemic, safety of staff must be a top priority.
We welcome news of a free trade agreement, but warn that more work is needed to facilitate the vital role of the legal sector.