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The JLD national committee meets three times a year. If you are a JLD member and want to get involved with the JLD or find out more about what the JLD does, you are welcome to attend a national committee meeting as an observer.
The president of the Law Society is urging ethnic minority members to register to vote in the ongoing Council elections before 22 September.
The Ministry of Justice is seeking views on the best ways to settle family, business and civil disputes away from the courts. Share your insight by Monday 27 September 2021.
DLA Piper is coordinating offers of pro bono assistance for Afghan applicants with referrals and has shared guidelines for any immigration solicitors who want to volunteer through its hub.
We’ve worked with the Drainage and Water Searches Network to create separate enquiry forms for residential and commercial properties. The changes come into effect on 3 September.
The VAT concession for counsel’s fees is under review by HMRC. Find out more and share your feedback.
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.
We've submitted a universal periodic review report on the lack of judicial independence in Venezuela to the UN Human Rights Council.
Lawyers and firms practising in Germany should start to prepare for regulatory changes to the Federal Lawyers’ Act (BRAO) from 1 August 2022.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has recently updated its guidance on stamp duty land tax (SDLT).