6 Jan 2020

Report of Law Society Council Meeting 5th December 2019


New members

New members were welcomed and introduced themselves to Council.

Jo Mensah-Dankwah – Black Solicitors Network.

Nina Ferris - Merseyside and district.

James Kitching – JLD solicitors not more than 5 y...

13 Dec 2019

R v AM.

On the 11th December 2019 our client was found not guilty by a jury at Maidstone Crown Court of an alleged fraudulent evasion of duty. The Solicitor dealing with the case was Linas Bajorunas who demonstrated exceptional client care to our client who had been ext...

1 Nov 2019

The government plans to close a legal loophole that has allowed drivers who use mobile phones to film or take photographs to escape prosecution.


1 Nov 2019

'Horrific' mental health hospitals need 'urgent' reform, report says:


31 Oct 2019

Richard Atkinson and Scott Neilson of Tuckers Kent Branch joined Graham Jones on BBC Radio Kent last night for the 'Criminal Justice in England and Wales' discussion. To listen to the show, click here: http://ow.ly/zg9y50wYfWy 

31 Oct 2019

Scott Neilson, a Partner at Tuckers Kent Branch, attended and spoke at the Wellbeing in Criminal Justice Conference at the Christchurch University in Canterbury on 9th October to coincide with World Mental Health Day.

Mary Makinde, a Lecturer in Forensic Investigation a...

14 Oct 2019

Summary: The Council agreed the Law Society (LS) business plan and budget for 2019-20. It also considered the LS’s work and position on Brexit, heard updates the work to deliver for our members, and had a number of discussions including the LS’s relationship with the S...

11 Sep 2019

There continues to be uncertainty about how and when the UK will leave the EU. The Government’s stated intention is still to leave the EU on 31 October; however, the UK Parliament is currently taking steps to avoid this if a deal is not passed before the next European...

23 Jul 2019

Dear Constituents, 

Proposed changes to the Law Society’s Council.

Click here for a copy of a paper concerning proposed changes to the Law Society’s council. This is really the final part of the current modernisation of the Law Society’s governance review which has seen...

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