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  • cybersecurity

    City of London Police issues advice for solicitors on preventing scams

    3 March 2016 Updated: 15 March 2016

    The City of London’s Economic Crime Prevention Centre has provided advice for solicitors on tackling scams targeted at solicitors’ firms. The article discusses common types of scams and offers practical prevention advice.

  • Open door

    Law Society publishes recruitment advice to promote social mobility

    26 February 2016 Updated: 15 March 2016

    We have published advice on recruitment practices to promote social mobility in the solicitors’ profession. The advice was developed in response to demand from solicitors for more information on how to implement recruitment practices that promote fair and equal access to the profession for trainees from all backgrounds

  • Loudspeaker

    SRA to review Handbook and Accounts Rules - have your say

    10 February 2016

    SRA set to review the Accounts Rules this spring - let us have your views to form our policy position

  • Umbrella

    Financial Benchmarking Survey shows most firms weathered a challenging year

    9 February 2016

    The income of firms polled in the 2016 Law Society Law Management Section (LMS) Financial Benchmarking Survey has increased for a sixth consecutive year, with a median rise last year of 5.4 per cent, despite a challenging year

  • learning

    Law Society publishes guidance on 'Continuing Competence'

    4 February 2016

    The Law Society has published guidance for solicitors to help them adapt to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s new learning and development regime, known as ‘Continuing Competence’

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    The Future of Legal Services report published

    2 February 2016

    The Law Society has published a report on the future of legal services

  • cybersecurity

    New Law Society blog: You've been hacked - you just don't know it yet

    14 January 2016

    Nick Podd considers the issues around cybersecurity and outlines how law firms can take responsibility for the security of their clients’ data

  • Ethics

    Law Society launches interactive ethics training

    3 December 2015

    The Law Society has launched the first of a suite of interactive ethical scenarios, through its online continuing professional development centre, to support solicitors to recognise and navigate difficult situations they may encounter in their professional lives

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    New e-newsletter format

    20 November 2015

    You will have recently received the first Law Management Section e-newsletter in a new format. Each edition will now include unique content commissioned for the Law Management Section, as well as details of events and other news and updates.

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    Membership renewal and new corporate membership

    20 November 2015

    We are delighted to announce the launch of a new membership option for the Law Management Section. Members now have the option of corporate membership – for only £100 more than standard individual membership, firms can nominate up to six individuals in their organisation to receive Section benefits