The Law Society in cooperation with the Bar Council of England and Wales and the UK Ministry of Justice is organising a Legal is Great summit in Kazakhstan
On 31 January 2018, Dina Meza, the celebrated independent journalist and human rights defender, founder of PEN-Honduras, recipient of the 2007 special Amnesty International UK prize for journalists at risk, and the 2014 Oxfam/Novib PEN International Freedom of Expression prize, visited the Law Society.
Our dedicated webpage on Brexit and the Legal Sector provides the latest information on the negoations and their implications for the legal sector. Visit it here.
Applications are now open for firms to host a lawyer from Latin America for a one or two week placement in in London in May 2018.
Sue Willman, partner at Deighton Pierce Glynn, was the Law Society’s nominee in a delegation of experts, assembled by the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC)*, to undertake a judicial assessment on the status of the rule of law and the justice sector in Guatemala.
The Brussels Office of the three Law Societies (England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) acts as the voice of the Solicitors’ profession in Europe. Situated in the heart of the EU district we are well placed to represent the interests and views of the legal profession to key decision makers and legislators.
The Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales organised the fourth English Law Week event in Moscow and St Petersburg from 20 to 23 November 2017.
Dr Liam Fox MP gives a speech at the ASEAN@50 Business Forum
An agreement to work together on areas of mutual interest
Make sure you save the date and book your place for this year’s JLD International Weekend, which will take place between 29 September and 1 October 2017 in London.