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    Member benefits


    As a member, your firm will gain access to a full suite of services, including: COLPs and COFAs ‘safe harbour’ advice service The Risk and Compliance Service has a advice service dedicated to compliance officers for legal practice (COLPs) and compliance officers for finance and administration (COFAs). ...

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    Spotlight: Re X (Court of Protection Practice)


    The Court of Appeal has confirmed that both domestic law and the requirements of article 5 of the ECHR currently mandate that P is joined to proceedings for judicial authorisation of the deprivation of their liberty

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    QLTS: Idaho (USA) now recognised


    Idaho has been added to the recognised jurisdictions list for the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS).

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    7 top tips for leading and developing legal teams


    Executive coach and former lawyer Anne Waldron offers practical tips for successful team development

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    Case study: leadership in the public sector


    General counsel at the University of York, Helen Shay, provides a personal account of her leadership experience in the public sector

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    Case study: leading a merger


    Mark Harvey talks to Grania Langdon-Down about leading the merger between Age Concern and Help the Aged

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    Change management: an in-house perspective


    Reflecting on his own experiences, Trevor Goodman, EMEA head of legal at Legg Mason, offers practical advice for leading change management

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    Lawyers as leaders


    Business psychologist and leadership consultant Jon Stokes shares his knowledge of leadership in the legal sector and how to be an inspiring leader

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    Legal ethics versus business needs


    Ethics must underpin the work of the in-house lawyer, but this can sometimes be difficult to reconcile with business needs. Tracey Calvert provides a guide to the SRA Principles and Code of Conduct and the ethical values which must be displayed in the in-house environment

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    Players not gatekeepers


    Heads of legal and general counsel from across the sectors talk to Grania Langdon-Down about leading their teams and leadership at an organisational level

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    Inside knowledge


    General counsel turned leadership coach Mark Prebble talks to Grania Langdon-Down about the challenges of leadership in-house and gives practical advice on improving your leadership skills

  • Houses

    New Land Registry form in force from 29 June


    From 29 June, a new Land Registry form to support an application to cancel a form A restriction can be used

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    Opportunities for young lawyers in Paris


    The Paris Bar is organising a traineeship for young French speaking lawyers in Oct-Nov 2015.

  • News

    Azerbaijan: HRD at risk

    The Law Society is concerned for the journalist and Human Right Defender Khadija Ismayilova. Ms. Khadija Ismayilova is a well-known independent reporter in Azerbaijan. She is a contributor to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. She is the recipient of multiple prestigious awards, including the Gerd Bucerius Free Press of Eastern Europe ...

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    Law Society raises further concern for Iranian refugees at Camp Liberty in Iraq

    Further to the letter sent by the Law Society o n the 23 February 2015,  the President of the Law Society, Andrew Caplen, expresses continued concern for the residents of Camp Liberty. To read the full letter please see attached

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    Iran: Narges Mohammadi - HRD at Risk

    The Law Society is deeply concerned by the reports that Narges Mohammadi, a well-known defender of human rights in Iran and Spokesperson and Vice-President of the Defenders of Human Rights Centre (DHRC), was arrested on 5 May 2015 and incarcerated in Evin Prison. The Law Society is particularly alarmed ...

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    Niger: HRD's at Risk

    The Law Society expresses concern regarding human rights defenders in Niger and urges authorities to ensure that they are not prevented, either through threat, violence, intimidation or other means, from promoting and protecting human rights.   

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    Egypt – Members of the Legal Profession under threat

    The Law Society is concerned for Negad El Borai, and Judges Hisham Raouf and Assem Abdel-Gabbar. Mr El Borai is a prominent human rights lawyer in Egypt, who advocates for human rights, freedom of expression, assembly and association in accordance with international human rights law. He is the head of ...

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    Uzbekistan – Azamjon Formonov

    The Law Society is concerned for Azamjon Formonov, formerly Chairman of the Syrdarya regional branch of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan. We understand that Mr Formonov, who has been detained in Jaslyk Special Regime prison colony since his trial on 15 June 2006, was sentenced on or around 21 ...