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Stories and information about developments affecting the legal professions, both locally and nationally.

Law Society Accreditations Team Working Remotely
March 27, 2020
Law Society Accreditations Team Working Remotely

Changes to Accreditation Team procedures
 

Closure of Hudson Hart & Borrows, Richmond
March 25, 2020
Closure of Hudson Hart & Borrows, Richmond

Hudson Hart & Borrows, Richmond, North Yorkshire, to close following death of prinicipal

President's Statement On Coronavirus
March 24, 2020
President's Statement On Coronavirus

Read Law Society president Simon Davis' statement on the coronavirus situation

Emergency Coronavirus Legislation Introduced
March 23, 2020
Emergency Coronavirus Legislation Introduced

Coronavirus Bill to receive second reading in House of Commons on Monday 23 March

Law Society Cancels Events
March 20, 2020
Law Society Cancels Events

Face-to-face events cancelled until July; online alternatives being reviewed
 

Law Society's COVID-19 Advice To Members
March 20, 2020
Law Society's COVID-19 Advice To Members

Latest Coronavirus advice and updates from the Law Society of England & Wales

Law Society Excellence Awards 2020
February 12, 2020
Law Society Excellence Awards 2020

Excellence Awards celebrate hard work and inspirational achievements

William Hutton Prize
January 20, 2020
William Hutton Prize

Applications invited for annual cash prize awarded to the year's most impressive trainee

Justice Can't Be Delivered On The Cheap
December 20, 2019
Justice Can't Be Delivered On The Cheap

Commission into the criminal justice system must not delay investment

New Government Should Fix Justice System
December 16, 2019
New Government Should Fix Justice System

Law Society: "Use mandate to fix a justice system in crisis"