- 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.
Posted in Latest news
- 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
My lockdown legacy – what will yours be?
30 July 2020
As we go back to work, we will not – and should not – forget the lessons we learnt during lockdown. I really hope that we drive change as a result and create a positive legacy for our industry.
Diversity without inclusivity is mere tokenism
27 July 2020
Until under-represented groups reach a critical mass (of 30%) in partnerships, boards and chambers, problems of sexism and exclusionary working practices in the legal profession will not be eradicated.