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

Plant And Machinery Lease Accounting Changes
March 26, 2018
Plant And Machinery Lease Accounting Changes

The Law Society responds to proposed legislative changes to ensure leasing rules work as intended

Women In Law Survey
March 14, 2018
Women In Law Survey

The largest international survey of women in the law has been released by the Law Society of England and Wales
 

Law Society Holds Drop-In Event In Parliament
March 9, 2018
Law Society Holds Drop-In Event In Parliament

Event raises awareness with MPs and parliamentarians of the Society's Early Advice campaign

Failures In Disclosure
February 23, 2018
Failures In Disclosure

The Law Society wants to hear about cases in which disclosure failures may have led to miscarriages of justice
 

Response To LSB's IGR Review Consultation
February 21, 2018
Response To LSB's IGR Review Consultation

Law Society responds to the LSB's review of its internal governance rules
 

IP Unjustified Threats Act Podcast
February 19, 2018
IP Unjustified Threats Act Podcast

Law Society publishes 'Unjustified Threats Act - what changes to intellectual property' podcast

Fixed Recoverable Costs
February 19, 2018
Fixed Recoverable Costs

Law Society preparing for MoJ's consultation on LJ Jackson's supplementary report on FRC
 

The Law Society In Parliament
February 16, 2018
The Law Society In Parliament

The first of a new series of regular updates on the Law Society's parliamentary work

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

Response To The Sentencing Code Consultation
February 16, 2018
Response To The Sentencing Code Consultation

The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission's consultation