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JLD launches ‘community platform’

The Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) of the Law Society have this week launched a pilot online community for members, in partnership with platform provider Ugenie

14 Apr 2020

Firms receive new furlough guidance

The Law Society of England and Wales has published new guidance for firms considering use of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

09 Apr 2020

Legal Access Challenge winners revealed

Technology platforms, designed by RCJ Advice and Mencap and Access Social Care, have won £50,000 each as finalists in the Nesta Legal Access Challenge

09 Apr 2020

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