Simon Davis is new President of the Law Society of England and Wales

5 July 2019

On 4 July, Simon Davis took over presidency of the Law Society of England and Wales. The Law Society’s office holder line up is completed by vice president David Greene and deputy vice president I. Stephanie Boyce.

Finland EU Presidency – What shall we expect?

3 July 2019

On 1 July 2019, the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) officially passed from Romania to Finland. Finland will now lead discussions in the Council until 31 December 2019. As part of their ‘Sustainable Europe – Sustainable Future’ programme, Finland aims to defend the rule of law and has made this the centre of its six- month EU Presidency.

Some thoughts about Mediation from Northern Ireland, Europe and the Commonwealth

27 June 2019

Brian Speers, the new President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association, discusses the importance of mediation in commonwealth and other jurisdictions.

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In this edition of In Focus we look at the challenges facing the UK and the EU in the process of the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Our guest contributors discuss different aspects of Brexit and offer their views on the possible ways forward.

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