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.

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Information, news and support for the legal profession in Leeds.

Activity Update for President and Directors

  • 27 July: Deputy President, David Cowgill attended drinks reception with the Lord Mayor of London at Yorkshire Building Society
  • 17 July: President and Deputy President dined with Joe Egan President of The Law Society at Carey Street, with other officers from the Joint V group of local law societies
  • 11 July: Bill Barton met with the LSB and SRA

BREAST CANCER HAVEN is the President’s chosen charity for 2017/18

 
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The Law Society

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.
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Wellbeing

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.

Wellbeing massages from Song & her Spa team.
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Millennials and the Legal Profession

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.  
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Bar Council & Chambers

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

VIEW North Eastern Circuit event listings
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Preventing Data Breaches – Practical Solutions for Businesses

We’ve teamed up with our IT Support provider PCM to discuss IT security, data protection and avoiding data breaches.

Whether you’re the victim of a malicious cyber attack, or simple human error, we’ve got some practical, inexpensive tips to improve your IT security.
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