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Mermaid class yachts in Solent

We were sailing

11 June 2018

Law Society Yacht Club takes to the water for a gentle day’s racing.

Mishcon de Reya bus

The legs on the bus go round and round

4 June 2018

Mischon de Reya ‘bus’ takes on the London Legal Walk.

Right to choose protest

Right to choose

7 May 2018

Rival protests took place outside the Royal Courts of Justice last week before a legal challenge over the law on assisted dying. Retired lecturer Noel Conway, 68, who has motor neurone disease, is seeking the right to choose when his life should end with medical help.

Sir Cliff Richard

Rock and Rolls

23 April 2018

Sir Cliff Richard appeared at the Rolls Building in London last week to give evidence in a landmark privacy case that is testing the boundaries of media freedom.


Co-op Legal acquires probate oufit as profits stall

6 April 2018By

Pioneering consumer brand adds Simplify Probate to legal offer after integrating with Funeralcare service.

French bar demo 1

Dead justice! French lawyers plan national action

4 April 2018By

Profession announces national demonstration against reforms.

Apprentices event

Smoothing the path

26 March 2018

The Law Society marked National Apprenticeship Week this month.


Russia crackdown

19 March 2018

The government has hinted at passing a British version of the Magnitsky Act, a US law that freezes assets and imposes travel bans on Russians suspected of human rights violations, following the nerve agent poisonings in Salisbury.

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