I. Stephanie Boyce joined European bar leaders calling for respect for the rule of law and the European Court of Human Rights.
Ian Jeffery, former managing partner and CEO of Lewis Silkin, is to join the Law Society as chief executive in September.
The bill of rights signals a collision course with the rule of law. We've responded to the government's announcement of measures included in the bill.
The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) is carrying out days of strike action from 27 June 2022, escalating its protest to the government’s proposals on criminal legal aid.
Lubna Shuja, vice president of the Law Society, appeared on Newsnight on Friday 17 June. She discussed what’s next for the Rwanda policy and the importance of the role of lawyers.
We’re gravely concerned about the situation in Afghanistan, and all those working in the Afghan justice system who now face a perilous future as the Taliban takes power.
“The Bar Council and Law Society of England and Wales together call on the Prime Minister to stop attacks on legal professionals who are simply doing their jobs.”
This year, International Fair Trial Day is on 14 June. We've joined with international bar associations and human rights groups to celebrate with an International Fair Trial Day event on 17 and 18 June 2022.
Interested in becoming a Law Society Council member? Submit your nomination by 4pm on Thursday 7 July.
Make sure your clients follow the new deadlines for paying capital gains tax (CGT) after selling (or otherwise disposing of) a residential property in the UK.