Law Society responds to the LSB’s NDA report

You will have already seen that earlier today we covered the LSB’s publication regarding NDAs. Evidence NDAs used to cover up illegal conduct, promote imbalances of power and restrict access to justice published by the

Evidence NDAs used to cover up illegal conduct, promote imbalances of power and restrict access to justice published by the Legal Services Board. The Legal Services Board has published this morning a summary report of

The latest research published by the Law Society of England and Wales has revealed that millions of people are still unable to access justice when they need it, with charities and small firms struggling to

The Wills and Probate Conference 2024 is taking place on 14th March 2024 and organised by Helen Forster, Managing Director of HTF Legal, sponsored by Estatesearch. Managing the Risks An all day conference with plenty

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has published its latest assessment of the performance of the eight legal services regulators. The LSB is the independent body responsible for overseeing the regulation of legal services in England

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has announced today the appointment of Georgina Philippou as a new lay member of the Office for Legal Complaints (OLC). The OLC is the Board of the Legal Ombudsman, and

The Law Society of England and Wales has opened nominations for Legal Heroes 2024, which recognises the solicitors who stand out for making a lasting difference. People across England and Wales are being encouraged to

The mental health charity for the legal sector, LawCare, released its 2023 impact report, which shows that mental health struggles continue to be a serious concern. Finding there has been a dramatic increase in those

The UK government has signed up to the Hague 19 Convention, meaning judgments made in courts in England and Wales will be recognised internationally in future. As a result, UK citizens and businesses will be

Matthew Hill, Chief Executive at The Legal Services Board (LSB) has announced he is stepping down at the end of March 2024. Matthew Hill joined the LSB in August 2019 as Chief Executive and executive

The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) have announced they are to conduct a Review of Civil Legal Aid and have put out a call for evidence. The aim of this call for evidence is to obtain

The Wills and Probate Conference 2024 is taking place on 14th March 2024 and organised by Helen Forster, Managing Director of HTF Legal, sponsored by Estatesearch. Managing the Risks A full day of insight and

Talbots Law enhances their expansion journey into Worcester city centre with the acquisition of Scaiff LLP Talbots Law, founded in 1828, have continued their expansion journey, by announcing their third acquisition in the space of

The Trusts and Succession (Scotland) Bill, which aims to modernise the law and also improve how it is understood ended Stage 3 on 20th December 2023. Owing to how the significant amendments to the Trusts

The Legal Services Board (LSB) have confirmed that they are going to be conducting a review of events that lead up to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA’s) intervention into Axiom Ince. The LSB have published

Wishing all of our Today’s Wills and Probate readers, subscribers and contributors a wonderful 2024. We look forward to continuing to bring you the very latest news, views, insights, and best practice from across the

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) have shared a report outlining both the opportunities and risks associated with and presented by the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This report forms part of the SRA’s Risk Outlook

Following the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) unveiling its vision for the future of the civil and family courts and tribunals system, the Law Society of England and Wales have shared their comments, highlighting the need

On Friday 17th November, the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Alex Chalk KC MP delivered a speech at at the Civil Justice Council’s 12th National Forum.Can I thank Sir Geoffrey very much

The Lord Chancellor and senior judiciary launch a shared vision for the future of the civil and family courts and tribunals system – from the Ministry of Justice, HM Courts & Tribunals Service, and The

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