Tag: The Law Society

High Court: Law Society secures win in legal aid row with government

Chancery Lane took action over failure to implement recommended fee rises

Feb 1 2024 8:53am

Legal aid: Law Society wins permission to challenge government in High Court

'Significant and positive step forward', says president Lubna Shuja

Jun 23 2023 11:02am

Law Society to launch restaurant

Six Clerks will serve a 'seasonal and sustainable' British menu

Apr 21 2023 9:49am

Law Society gets down with Gen Z lawyers on TikTok

200-year-old institution embraces popular social media platform

Mar 16 2023 10:38am

‘Big Legal Lesson’ looks to teach school students their legal rights

New education campaign backed by Mishcon and the Law Society

Mar 13 2023 10:56am

Diversity milestones in law and politics

Solicitor Baljinder Singh Atwal reflects on the recent appointments of Law Society President Lubna Shuja and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

Nov 4 2022 11:09am

Number of law graduates hits record high

Some 18,927 students graduated with law degrees last year, while the number of solicitors on the roll also hit unprecedented levels

Sep 22 2022 8:11am

Applications now open for The Legal Cheek Summer 2022 Virtual Vacation Scheme

Featuring The Bank of England, and leading magic circle, US and international law firms

May 26 2022 11:17am
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SQE assessment fees to increase by £135

Cost rise comes despite delays and technical issues affecting January results day

Apr 6 2022 9:18am

Law Society pushes for law to be part of school curriculum

Children should know their rights, says president I. Stephanie Boyce

Mar 28 2022 9:13am

Trainee numbers dipped 11% in first year of pandemic, new stats show

Prior to lockdown, TCs were at their highest level since the 2008 financial crash

Mar 24 2022 9:24am
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City firms to offer part-time training contracts for disabled aspiring lawyers

Eversheds Sutherland and Osborne Clarke are hiring for 2024 entry

Nov 11 2021 12:12pm

Law Society calls on government to fund SQE loans as over 1,000 students enrol for first exam

New route likely to cost more than £20k, professional body warns

Oct 6 2021 11:24am

Help Afghan lawyers escape ‘perilous future’ under Taliban rule, urge legal groups

Law Society, Bar Council and Bar Human Rights Committee 'gravely concerned' about fate of at least 250 female judges

Aug 17 2021 10:23am

Pay training contract and qualifying work experience trainees the same, Law Society tells firms

Chancery Lane calls for parity across both routes ahead of SQE roll-out

Jul 20 2021 9:07am

Pride 2021: Clifford Chance lawyers belt out gender-neutral track

Magic circle marks Pride month 🏳️‍🌈

Jun 23 2021 9:19am

Australia to open door to UK junior lawyers in post-Brexit trade agreement

Law Society cautions 'practical barriers' around qualifications

Jun 16 2021 9:59am