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

Anti Money Laundering
October 26, 2016
Anti Money Laundering

The government has published its response to the consultation earlier in the year on legislative proposals for anti money-laundering and counter-terrorist finance

Response to LJA Merger Consultation
October 12, 2016
Response to LJA Merger Consultation

HM Courts and Tribunals Service have released a response to their consultation on the proposed merger of the Hartlepool and Teesside Local Justice Areas.

SRA Handbook Consultation Webinar
August 25, 2016
SRA Handbook Consultation Webinar

The Law Society's webinar, "SRA Handbook Review Consultation: Understand the impact of potential changes, and how to get involved in the consultation” is now available to be viewed on the Law Society’s on-demand service

Law Society Governance Review
May 31, 2016
Law Society Governance Review

The Law Society of England and Wales’ new strategy in 2015 committed to review the Society’s governance.