- Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The Law Society yesterday withdrew and apologised for its controversial practice note on Sharia succession principles. Published in March, the practice note led to newspaper accusations that it was effectively enshrining Islamic law in the British legal system.
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- Monday, 28 July 2014
The government has refused to be drawn into the row over controversial advice from the Law Society on Sharia-compliant wills, but insisted that it “does not, and cannot, change the law”.
Tags: Law Society, Sharia, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
If 2020 taught us anything, it is that lawyers will not disappear any time soon. Still, paper will gradually disappear in favour of digital tools, investment in technology and better ways of working.
Over the Christmas break while relaxing, I decided it would be a perfect time to catch up on a few stories from the legal sector to see how the profession was coping.