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Free legal advice sector appeals for emergency funding

The Access to Justice Foundation (AJF) and London Legal Support Trust (LLST) have launched the Emergency Advice Appeal today.

07 Apr 2020

Sole practitioners and freelancer solicitors at financial risk, says Society

The extension of urgent financial help for all businesses has been announced by government, but the Law Society warned that the legal sector must not fall through the cracks.

07 Apr 2020

Churchers Solicitors joins forces with Walter Gray

Isle of Wight-based Churchers Solicitors is to acquire Walter Gray & Co.  

06 Apr 2020

Covid-19: How to cope with upheaval

Having our routine upended by the pandemic is stressful, but acknowledging your feelings in response is important, says Elisabeth Rimmer

03 Apr 2020

SRA figures confirm elitism in the profession

The number of solicitors who went to fee-paying schools is treble the national average, the regulator revealed.

31 Mar 2020

Compliance and Covid-19

Tracey Calvert begins the conversation about whether ‘business as usual’ is possible under such unusual circumstances

26 Mar 2020

Call for conveyancing clarity

Conveyancing lawyers are awaiting clarification around ongoing conveyancing transactions after the UK was put on lockdown banning all non-essential activity.

26 Mar 2020

Firms adapt to remote working

Technology has enabled lawyers globally to work from home and continue providing clients with legal services, but many small firms lack the resources to respond quickly to Covid-19 challenges.

26 Mar 2020

Covid-19: compliance contingency planning

The Law Society has advised sole traders to partner up with another solicitor to protect clients in case they are unable to work due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

20 Mar 2020