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Social mobility training 13th July

Improving social mobility is vitally important to the legal profession. Not only is it our altruistic duty to help those from impoverished backgrounds, but by being more inclusive we can ensure that we have access to the best and brightest new lawyers out there, no matter where they came from. This is particularly relevant to DDLS members, given the economic

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SIF – SRA agree to Extend Scheme

The SRA has announced that the outcome of the consultation is that it has agreed to extend the SIF until September 2023 whilst further options to protect consumers are considered . The move comes after the SRA launched a consultation in November 2021 where it sought views from the profession about the future of SIF, which currently provides supplementary run-off

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All About Our New Team

Our New President and Team I am the current president of the Society, having become junior vice president in September 2018 and then vice president in September 2019 and subsequently president in September 2021 as, due to Covid, I served a two-year term as vice president and my predecessor, Andrea Pashley, kindly agreed to remain in post for a second

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Doncaster launch bid for city status

Doncaster has launched its bid for City Status as part of the Plantinum Jubilee Celebrations next year . Ros Jones, Mayor of Doncaster and chair of Team Doncaster partnership, said: “We’ve been waiting a long time – this will be our fourth attempt and we believe the time is right, given how far we have come, that Doncaster City becomes

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Yorkshire Union Law Societies Special Event – The Future of the Solicitors indemnity Fund with the SRA – 27th September 2021 2-3pm

Monday 27 September, 2-3pm Virtual meeting with the SRA to discuss post six-year run off cover We have pleasure to announce that we have managed to secure a meeting with the SRA for Yorkshire Solicitors to discuss the Post run off cover for solicitors which was to be withdrawn but is now subject to a 12 month extension whilst the

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LSB pushes on towards greater price transparency for legal profession

The LSB has placed further pressure on the SRA to expand price transparency measures in its consultation – “Draft statement of policy on empowering consumers – consultation paper ” The LSB notes in its executive summary that : Although there have been some positive market developments and new regulatory arrangements since 2016, it is clear that further action is needed

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Yorkshire Union Law Societies Special Event – The Future of the Solicitors indemnity Fund with the SRA – 27th September 2021 2-3pm

Monday 27 September, 2-3pm Virtual meeting with the SRA to discuss post six-year run off cover We have pleasure to announce that we have managed to secure a meeting with the SRA for Yorkshire Solicitors to discuss the Post run off cover for solicitors which was to be withdrawn but is now subject to a 12 month extension whilst the

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