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SPG Brexit Press Release

June 27th, 2016|

SPG have issued the following Press Release as regards the Brexit vote to leave the EU. 27.06.16 (2) Rest assured that the SPG is working hard on this complex issue and we will have expert commentary and debate on the [...]

Crime News : 30 June Deadline to accept contract extension

June 22nd, 2016|

All providers holding a Crime Contingency Contract have until 30 June 2016 to accept the Legal Aid Agency's offer to extend their contract through to 31 March 2017. The current contingency contract is due to expire on 10 January 2017. [...]

Law Society Governance Review – what do you think?

June 7th, 2016|

As you may be aware, a Governance Review is being undertaken by the Law Society and at the recent Council meeting on 18 May 2016 an independent report was placed before Council making a number of recommendations.  Following consideration of [...]

SPG completes London Legal Walk

May 18th, 2016|

A small team from SPG joined with 10,600 others to take part for the first time in the London Legal Walk on Monday 16th May 2016.  The LLW is an annual fundraising event organised by the London Legal Support Trust, [...]

Law Society Governance Review

April 22nd, 2016|

Law Society Governance Review The Law Society Gazette has reported this week that 'Chancery Lane is keen to hear the views of members on how it should be governed', writes vice-president Robert Bourns in the Gazette. He says that, 'alongside [...]

Legal Ombudsman Announces Service Principles

April 18th, 2016|

For the past year, the Legal Ombudsman have been working with ESRO to deliver a piece of research called 'Understanding Customer Needs'. They have now announced their Service Principles which you can read here. Kathryn Stone OBE   said: “I’m really [...]