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UK lawyers in the EU: Q&A on practice rights in the context of Brexit

16 October 2018

The UK delegation to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) published its paper on UK lawyers and their practice rights in the EU in the context of Brexit.

Law Society of England and Wales publishes its synopsis of the new solicitor exam

31 October 2018

Law Society of England and Wales publishes its synopsis of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE). The document outlines what is currently known about the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) plans for the SQE. It may assist aspiring solicitors (also foreign-qualified), employers, providers of legal education and other organisations offering training in deciding what they can do to prepare at this stage.

20 years of the Human Rights Act

25 October 2018

The Law Society of Scotland’s Constitutional Law Sub-Committee responded to the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry on 20 years of the Human Rights Act 1998 (the Act).

Sustaining fisheries for future generations

25 October 2018

The Law Society of Scotland’s Marine Law Sub-Committee responded to the UK Government’s White Paper on a future approach to fisheries management. 

Law Society of Scotland submits response to to the UK Government’s White Paper

25 October 2018

The Law Society of Scotland’s Constitutional Law Sub-Committee responded to the UK Government’s White Paper on Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

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