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...

17 Jul 2018

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill (Sixth sitting)

At the Bill’s sixth sitting amendments were raised on the non-suspicion part of the new powers as well as on the right to access to a lawyer. The Law Society’s evidence was referenced nine times during the sessi...

17 Jul 2018

Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Committee Stage

The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill has its fifth sitting at Public Bill Committee stage. Richard Atkinson, Co-Chair of the Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee previously gave evidence to the Commit...

13 Jul 2018

Update from Council Meeting 4th &  5th July.
 
Following the most recent Council meeting you can find a copy of a summary of the meeting and the Chief Executive’s report of council. If there are any matters within either document that you would like to ask me about ple...

8 Jun 2018

The Law Society has been very active in consulting with the profession and other stakes holders in advance of preparing its response to the consultation. The deadline for responses is the 15th June but in order to assist some who have yet to finalise their responses th...

4 Apr 2018

As the Law Society prepares to ready itself for the challenges that face both the Society and the profession it has adopted its “Shaping our Future Programme”. A copy of the current state of progress of that plan can be found here:

Shaping Our Future Programme