The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission’s consultation on technical issues in charity law.
The Law Society has responded to the HMRC’s discussion document on strengthening tax avoidance sanctions and deterrents, which was published in August 2016.
New research launched today at the Law Society of England and Wales provides valuable insights into how solicitors can help their clients use their wills to support charities.
Make the most of your of your Section membership, and contribute to your 16 CPD hour requirement through your inclusive and discounted webinars. Each webinar is worth 1 CPD hour.
This Law Society Library FAQ is on the topic of of living wills, advance decisions, advance directives and advance statements
As part of its market study into the supply of legal services to individuals and micro businesses in England and Wales, the Competition and Markets Authority has requested information on the role and scope of the reserved legal activities set out in the Legal Services Act 2007. The Law Society’s response sets out the rationale for reserved activities and highlights the importance of these activities to consumers, the economy, the administration of justice, and the wider public interest.
The September edition of PS will be the last to be accompanied by an online CPD quiz.
Can you divide large amounts of money in client accounts to protect funds?
Changes would leave consumers with less protection and could result in a ‘two-tier’ solicitor profession.
The SRA published a consultation on proposed changes to the Handbook for solicitor and firm regulation on 1 June. We believe that the proposals, if accepted, will leave clients and consumers with less protection and could result in a ‘two-tier’ solicitor profession