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Law Society appoint new chief executive

The new chief will take over in September 2022

27 Jun 2022

Hazlewoods research reveals more than half of all law firms are now limited companies

Fewer than 3,000 firms are now structured as LLPs

24 Jun 2022

Changes made to Trust Registration Service as deadline looms

Many trusts must be registered by 1 September 2022

23 Jun 2022

Gender pay gap

62 per cent of female legal professionals don't believe fixing the gender pay gap is a priority for management

22 Jun 2022

‘Bill of Restrictions’

'[A]nother Orwellian turn from this Government' - Sophie Kemp, Kingsley Napley

22 Jun 2022

Forsters move

The firm will move to Baker Street in late 2023

22 Jun 2022

Coventry University Streetlaw

The inspiring project is benefiting students and the community alike

22 Jun 2022

GCC talks

The UK has started free trade agreement talks with the Gulf Cooperation Council

22 Jun 2022

Kennedys announces highest ever revenue

North America revenue was up 24 per cent to £55m

22 Jun 2022

CMA: interim chief executive

Andrea Coscelli leaves office in July

‘Rude’ and ‘unprofessional’ barrister suspended

The barrister's conduct interfered with the administration of justice

Acas hybrid working survey

Acas warned those working remotely must have the same opportunities as those in the office

Lewis Silkin Belfast expansion

Paul Gillen will join the firm as a partner in the Belfast office

Slaughters advise on $327m privatisation

$2.57bn (US$327m) consideration will be paid in cash

Crown Court backlog increases

'[T]he backlog is decreasing at a snail’s pace' – The Law Society

Hay & Kilner conquer Helvellyn

The team are raising money for Newcastle West End Food Bank

Irwin Mitchell lawyer joins STEP committee

Christine Thornley was 'honoured' to be selected for the role 

Uptick in contracts advice

Economic pressue means businesses are scrutinising contracts closely

CILEX scholarship scheme open

The scheme is worth up to £12,500

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