201612.05
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Review: UK Diversity Legal Awards 2016 & Dinner at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London – 22 November 2016

On a crisp November evening over 250 hundred guests representing a cross section of firms, chambers and legal industry bodies turned out in their finery to recognise and celebrate those seeking to promote diversity across the legal profession. These awards were presented by the BBC News presenter and correspondent, Reeta Chakrabarti. Now in their 7…

201611.02
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Tailored Reviews of the Legal Services Board & Office Legal Complaints: Call for Evidence

The Ministry of Justice has launched a call for evidence to support the Tailored Reviews of the Legal Services Board (LSB) and the Office for Legal Complaints (OLC). This is part of the broader government ALB review strategy to make sure public bodies are efficient, effective and accountable.   Tailored Reviews There is a requirement…

201608.11
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Suzy Lamplugh Trust seeking trustee with legal background

Suzy Lamplugh Trust seeking trustee with legal background  Suzy Lamplugh Trust is looking to strengthen its board of trustees. If you have knowledge of law (preferably contract, tort and criminal) and recent experience of practice in at least some of those areas, and would like to contribute to the work of the leading personal safety charity, we would…

201604.11
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International Law in Practice (Short Course), 23-24 May

Public International Law in Practice Short Course 17 CPD hours 23 & 24 May 2016 BIICL, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London A dynamic course focused on current developments in public international law and their application in national and international litigation, in governmental and international policy-making and in international legal and diplomatic practice. Overview Led by…

201604.06
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Speaker’s Counsel – Vacancy

Recruiter: BAME Recruitment Ltd Posted: 31 March 2016 Closes: 28 April 2016 Location: UK Vacancy Type: Solicitors, In-House, Barristers Contract: Permanent Hours: Full Time Practice Areas: Competition/EU, Employment, Intellectual Property, Data Protection PQE: 7+ Years, Partner Experience Level: Partner, Senior Level Salary: £Competitive Further information The Organization The House of Commons, elected by the UK public to…

201604.06
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Speaker’s Counsel – House of Commons – Vacancy

Recruiter: BAME Recruitment Location: London (Central), London (Greater) Salary: £Competitive Posted: 01 Apr 2016 Closes: 01 May 2016 Practice area: Public law PQE: 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years Position: Barrister, Solicitor Sector: In-house Hours: Full time Contract type: Permanent The Organization The House of Commons, elected by the UK public to represent their interests…

201602.05
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Continuing competence and continuing professional development

1 Introduction 1.1 Who should read this practice note? All solicitors in legal practice or employment in England or Wales. 1.2 What is the issue? All solicitors and registered European lawyers (RELs) in legal practice or employment in England and Wales must comply with the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s continuing professional development requirements or continuing competence…

201601.28
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Latest Public Appointments – 21st January 2016

Please find below a selection of Public Appointments currently or soon to open for applications. Please note that information and timings can change. The Public Appointments website allows you to search for all current appointments to the boards of a public body or advisory committee. Taking on a public appointment provides an opportunity to play…

201601.28
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Sentencing Guidelines for Robbery

The Definitive Guideline for Robbery has been published today by the Sentencing Council in accordance with section 120 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009. This guideline is applicable to all offenders aged 18 and older and will come into force on 1 April 2016.  The guidelines cover offences under section 8(1) of the Theft…