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 SRA, the latest on the Solicitors Qualifying Exam and our Diversity and Inclusion Charter.
The Law Society, as the professional body for solicitors. has a p...
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 Council meeting. As uncertainty remains, we are advising our members to begin or continue to prepare for this eventuality as a no deal could occur on 31 October...
Last week Richard Atkinson addressed the National Police Chief's Council Criminal Justice Conference as a guest speaker along with the President of the QBD Sir Brian Leveson, the SPJ Lady Justice Macur, the Vicitms' Commissioner Baroness Newlove and DPP Max Hill and others who addressed the conference.
Download a copy of his speech to see how he skillfully address some of the current big issues from a defence po...
Please see below for details of upcoming Law Society Brexit Event:
Brexit event on Tuesday 26 March 2019 at The Law Society
We are holding an event to provide you with the latest information on our Brexit work and to discuss our up to date guidance for members. The event will be chaired by our Director of Strategic Relationships, Stephen Denyer, under Chatham House rule.