LEEDS LAW SOCIETY: The voice for solicitors in Leeds
LLS is one of the most influential local law societies in the country and is part of the Joint V which also includes Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool and Manchester.
Information, news and support for the legal profession in Leeds.
August 2017 newsletter – the latest update for the North from the Law Society.
The latest round-up of news on Brexit as the Repeal bill starts the biggest change to our legal system for more than 40 years – the unravelling of our relationship with the European Union. Read how Brexit borne uncertainty has spared PII premiums
Capturing Technological Innovation in Legal Services report
Unprecedented technological change offers solicitors exciting opportunities to innovate in ways that benefit clients, technological innovators and the legal profession.
Responses recently submitted by Leeds Law Society:
Other open consultations:
SRA Corporate Strategy 2017-20 – closes 21/9
LawCare promotes good mental health & wellbeing across the legal community & helps thousands of legal professionals cope with a range of issues.
SBA – The Solicitors Charity provides grants & interest-free loans, support with career transition & access to bespoke personal insolvency advice to those in serious financial need.
Generation Y’s focus on varied tasks and work-life balance isn’t about being work-shy; it’s about being flexible to get the best out of employees, explains Charlotte Parkinson to the Solicitor’s Journal – 7 August
The way in which legal careers are planned and managed has been brought sharply into focus by the SRA’s SQE plans.
EVENTS AND SEMINARS OPEN TO OUR MEMBERS:
Children Law Update, 19 September, Park Square Chambers
Religious Observance & the Incapacitated Adult, 20 September, Kings Chambers
The State of Play in Neighbourhood Planning, 23 October, Kings Chambers, Leeds
Children Law Update, 10 October 2017 Park Square Barristers, Leeds
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