Authorities & Faculties

Boyce becomes first Law Society president of colour

Authorities & Faculties / 19th Mar, 2021

I. Stephanie Boyce has become the 177th president of the Law Society of England and Wales, becoming the first Black office-holder and the second in-house solicitor in almost 50 years to do so.

She takes office at an uncertain time for everyone, but believes conditions are rip…

Cyber Security – A thematic review

Authorities & Faculties, / 2nd Sep, 2020

On a day-to-day basis, law firms handle financial transactions involving large amounts of money and send and receive sensitive client information. Much of this activity takes place digitally, be it online bank transfers, automated identity checks or simply emailing financial and personal information between law firms and clie…

The waiting game – is the face of the legal profession...

Authorities & Faculties / 9th Jun, 2020

Sarah Deacon, area manager and segment lead lawyers, at Wesleyan Financial Services rounds up the main talking points from their panel sessions, in collaboration with the Law Society, that addressed the main challenges women lawyers continue to face and the barriers in career progression.

The Law Society’s annual statistics re

COVID –19 : Statement by the Bar Standards Board

Authorities & Faculties / 4th Jun, 2020

We are issuing this statement to outline what we are doing in response to COVID-19.

The Bar Council and the COVID-19 Working Group have also be…

Racism has no place in our society

Authorities & Faculties / 4th Jun, 2020

“George Floyd’s death has caused outrage around the world and exposed injustices and inequalities.

“As well as expressing sadness and sympat…

LSB considers the ethical implications of technology to...

Authorities & Faculties / 20th May, 2020

The Legal Services Board (LSB) is reflecting on the ethical implications of technology to ensure people who need legal services are not harmed …

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