Decisions and SRA interventions

24 June 2019

Decisions filed recently with the Law Society (which may be subject to appeal).

Law Societies

Local heroes

24 June 2019By Marialuisa Taddia

Over 30 local law societies have disappeared in the last 25 years. Those that remain must innovate to stay relevant amid the decline in volunteerism, reports Marialuisa Taddia

Greenham protest

Greenham Common plan to ‘crowd the prisons’

24 June 2019By Elizabeth Woodcraft

In 1981, women and children walked over 100 miles to the Berkshire USAF base to protest against planned storage of nuclear cruise missiles.

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Data page – June 2019


The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

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SDT decisions and interventions

17 June 2019

Decisions filed recently with the Law Society (which may be subject to appeal).

Mary Sykes portrait

Mary Sykes: ‘a rather independent manner’

17 June 2019By Katie Broomfield

One of the first women solicitors in England and Wales, Mary deserves to be remembered.

Future lawyer week

Inertia is not an option

17 June 2019By Joanna Goodman

Dismissing new tools and technologies as ‘hype’ will put the future of your firm at risk. And don’t worry – if a robot doesn’t perform, you can always sack it

Royston cartoon

How to: use gender-neutral language

17 June 2019By Melanie Newman

By writing ‘Dear Sirs’, some lawyers feel they are holding out against political correctness. But the battle against gender-neutral language is surely a losing cause, reports Melanie Newman

Avon Bristol Law Centre

Picking up the pieces

10 June 2019By

Cash-strapped law centres are tottering under the growing burden of unmet legal need. Could lawyers do more to help? Eduardo Reyes reports

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Law Society spotlight: May‘s Council meeting

10 June 2019

Law Society work on statutory instruments relating to a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

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Simon welling

Insight: Money talks – How law firms can avoid paying the price for late payments

15 April 2019By Simon Welling

Simon Welling, director of sales and marketing at Wesleyan Bank, on managing your firm’s finances effectively.

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Insight: How does it feel to be hacked?

4 February 2019

Law Society partner and global insurer Hiscox, along with folding bike manufacturer Brompton set out to discover by staging a series of real world hacks.

Istvan Lam

Your guide to avoiding the most common data breaches

19 November 2018By István Lám

István Lám, CEO and founder of Tresorit, explains how law firms can avoid the most common type of data breaches resulting from human error.


Insight: Tenant endorsements


The majority of title insurance policies are geared towards protecting property owners. Here we look at cover that is aimed at protecting the interests of tenants.

Simon Hewitt

Insight: Building houses and saving the countryside

2018-07-09T12:16:00+01:00By Simon Hewitt

Simon Hewitt of First Title Insurance plc looks at the idea of a fundamental shift in approach offered by Shaun Spiers, executive director of the Green Alliance.

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