Law Society monthly report

  • 03/08/2015

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This month’s report includes comment on court closures, an update on the criminal legal aid action, as well as details of Law Society council membership committee vacancies.

We are keen to find out what you think of the report, do you find it useful, would you like to see more information on a particular area of the profession or would like to make a contribution? Feel free to get in touch with Jo or Cath –

Jo Mcleod
Regional Manager North West – [email protected]

Cath Carter
Regional Development Executive North West – [email protected]

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  • Court closures – let us know what you think
  • MoJ consults on further hikes to court and tribunal fees
  • Criminal Legal Aid action – Update
  • Jonathan Smithers wants you to keep in touch
  • Launch of new Law Wales website
  • Global competitiveness of solicitor brand
  • Videos help to promote our profession
  • Separate Business rule – an update
  • Relaxing the reporting requirements for Accountants
  • Hardship fund proposed for small firms seeking to close
  • Law Society council membership committee vacancies
  • Law Society seeks nominations for Honorary QCs
  • Think tank report could force lawyers into pro bono
  • The Law Society Office Holders: out and about in July
  • Open consultations
  • Latest Practice Notes
  • Events

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