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

SRA Handbook Reform Phase Two Consultation
February 16, 2018
SRA Handbook Reform Phase Two Consultation

Law Society voices concerns in their response to latest Handbook consultation

Northallerton Court Closure: Views Needed Urgently
February 15, 2018
Northallerton Court Closure: Views Needed Urgently

Law Society seeking view on HMCTS' proposed closure of Northallerton Magistrates' Court

MoJ Seeks Views On CCJs
February 7, 2018
MoJ Seeks Views On CCJs

Ministry of Justice consulting on the effectiveness of the current process for money claims
 

Law Society Responds To Civil Justice Council ADR Interim Report
February 2, 2018
Law Society Responds To Civil Justice Council ADR Interim Report

Report looked at the role of Alternative Dispute Resolution in civil justice

Legal Ombudsman's Business Plan Consultation
February 2, 2018
Legal Ombudsman's Business Plan Consultation

Law Society responds to Legal Ombudsman's proposed business plan and budget for 2018/19

SRA Consultations
December 5, 2017
SRA Consultations

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published recently two consultations as part of its 'Looking to the Future' theme

Review Of SDT Standard Of Proof - Your Views Needed
December 1, 2017
Review Of SDT Standard Of Proof - Your Views Needed

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal is expected to review the standard of proof it applies

Law Society Responds to FCA's OPBAS Consultation
November 13, 2017
Law Society Responds to FCA's OPBAS Consultation

The consultation invited comments on a proposed sourcebook for professional body supervisors

DCLG Publish Call For Evidence
November 10, 2017
DCLG Publish Call For Evidence

Consultation seeks views on whether a new regulatory model is needed for agents in the leasehold sector.

HMCTS Reform Roadshow
November 9, 2017
HMCTS Reform Roadshow

First HM Courts & Tribunal Service Roadshow to be held in Newcastle on 27 November