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  • Chris

    Magna Carta: stitch in time

    18 May 2015

    Former and current prison inmates contribute to a 13 metre-long embroidery forming part of the British Library’s Magna Carta exhibition.

  • Mike Conway

    More lawyers on parade

    4 May 2015

    The headcount of Army Legal Services has more than doubled in the past 30 years.

  • Eric Paulsen

    Society concern for Malaysian lawyer

    13 April 2015

    Law Society has written to the prime minister of Malaysia expressing its concern over human rights lawyer Eric Paulsen, who has been charged under the country’s Sedition Act 1948.

  • Law Society Library exhibiition

    Lloyd George’s five guineas

    30 March 2015

    The Law Society’s then president and David Lloyd George are two of the names to appear on a 1919 document listing donors to the Solicitors’ War Memorial Fund.

  • Clyde & Co Skype

    Reaching for the Skype

    23 March 2015

    A City firm has said it hopes to expand an innovative pro bono scheme which connects staff to clients via Skype.

  • Philip Jordan

    Leeds move fits the Bill

    16 March 2015

    Leeds Law Society’s historic headquarters is to become a restaurant.

  • Robert Buckland QC

    Buckland hails class act

    9 March 2015

    Solicitor general visited a west London school to learn about a scheme to give young people a better understanding of the law.

  • Vera Baird

    Baird to inspire students

    2 March 2015

    Vera Baird QC one of 13 ‘inspirational women’ featured in an exhibition of portraits at Newcastle Law School.

  • Argentina demonstration

    Argentina’s silent march for Alberto Nisman

    23 February 2015

    State prosecutor had accused the country’s president and foreign minister of covering up Iran’s role in a 1994 terrorist bombing.

  • Vince Cable in a driverless car

    Cable car

    16 February 2015

    Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co is to review the legal and ethical issues arising from government plans to introduce driverless cars.