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  • Law Society response to European Commission ISDS consultation

    30 July 2014 Updated: 22 January 2015

    The Law Society of England and Wales has responded to the online public consultation on investment protection and investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP)

  • Get involved: Lord Mayor's visits programme for 2014 - 2015

    4 December 2014

    Opportunity to join the business delegation for the Lord Mayor’s overseas programme 2014 - 2015, including visits to Latin America, Africa and North Asia.

  • Get involved: Trade in Legal Services Working Party

    11 December 2014

    We are creating a new Trade in Legal Services Working Party to help the Law Society develop policy positions on some of the key issues arising from ongoing trade negotiations between the EU and other states. 

  • Become a Contributor to the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law project

    12 December 2014

    The World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law (WBL) project seeks qualified family lawyers, labor lawyers, judges, academics, gender law experts and human rights experts willing to complete its surveys on a pro bono basis.

  • 2014

    Review of the year 2014

    15 December 2014

    It has been a busy year for the Law Society’s international team - find out about our work across the globe in 2014 and plans for 2015.

  • BIS Research: EU Single Market

    20 January 2015

    The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is conducting a survey to improve its evidence base on individual businesses’ experiences with the EU Single Market to help shape UK policy in this area.  

  • Speaking opportunity for International Division members: IBA annual conference 2015

    20 January 2015

    Opportunity for to join panel ’What does the future hold for small law firms and what is the role of Bar Associations in helping these small law firms prepare for this future?’

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    Legal life in... the Commonwealth Lawyers Association

    21 January 2015

    David Greene, from law firm and International Division member Edwin Coe, shares his views on being an active member of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and its forthcoming activities.

  • Excellence in International Legal Services award: nominations open

    19 February 2015

    Nominations opened on 9 March for the Law Society’s Excellence Awards, including the award for Excellence in International Legal Services. Here is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the contribution you’re making around the world and showcase innovation in the provision of legal services internationally. Enter to win the Law Society’s International Legal Services award.

  • Changes to the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme

    19 March 2015

    The SRA is introducing changes to the QLTS, the fast-track route for foreign lawyers to dual-qualify as solicitors of England and Wales.

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