News and updates

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Changes to your website and e-newsletters

2019-07-29T00:00:00+01:00

This summer, we are making changes to the Small Firms Division website and e-newsletters

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Fixed costs: MoJ admits plans could hurt small law firms

2019-04-01T17:15:00+01:00

The MoJ has acknowledged that its proposals for fixed costs could hit smaller firms and increase the risk of professional negligence claims.

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Consumer protections swept away by regulator, warns Law Society

2017-06-15T14:09:00+01:00

The Solicitors Regulation Authority is set to push ahead with changes to the rules governing solicitors.

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Financial Benchmarking Survey for small law firms

2016-09-27T12:29:00+01:00

The Financial Benchmarking Suvey can help focus on the financial performance of smaller firms.

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New legal firms set to top 1,000 this year

2016-09-15T10:24:00+01:00

Official statistics suggest that more than 1,000 new solicitor firms will be created in 2016.

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SRA Handbook consultation

2016-09-01T10:18:00+01:00

Changes would leave consumers with less protection and could result in a ‘two-tier’ solicitor profession.

About the Small firms Division

Your Small Firms Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of all smaller legal businesses, including sole practitioners.

See our 2018/19 Engagement Programme

  • Law Society releases manifesto for 2019

  • SRA plots transparency sweep as hundreds of firms flout new rules

  • Law Society releases practice notes on SRA Standards and Regulations

  • Take part in the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2020

  • Changes to your website, magazine and e-newsletters

  • Firms boost online presence – but who's best at content sharing?

  • SRA reviews anti-money laundering compliance in firms

  • Law firms need to do more to comply with transparency rules

  • Recap from our 2019 annual conference

  • Legal Services Board backs freelance solicitors practising without insurance cover