Queen Elizabeth II, 1926 - 2022

Responding to news of the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II, the president of the Law Society of England and Wales, I. Stephanie Boyce, said: “On this sad occasion we share in the grief of the nation at the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of the solicitor profession, I would also like to offer our condolences to the Royal Family."
Queen Elizabeth II
Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico

“As the holder of a Royal Charter, the Society has been very grateful to the Queen for her role in public life, as a defender of the constitution and source of stability in an era of great change. As our longest serving monarch we’re thankful for the way she dedicated her life to the service of this country.”

We have written to His Majesty King Charles III offering condolences on behalf of the solicitor profession.

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The Royal Family's website has opened an official book of condolences where you can share your thoughts and reflections.

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