HM Queen Elizabeth II

The President and Members of Doncaster & District Law Society offer our sincere condolences to King Charles and the Royal Family on the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II . We join the nation in thanking Her Majesty for a lifetime of dedication and service to our country

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Doncaster Junior Lawyers Division

Over the last few months we have seen Doncaster Junior Lawyers Division re-established going from strength to strenghth Doncaster & District Law Society are delighted to support the young lawyers in our city . The division under the leadership of President Liam and his team are working to deliver a range of support and activities to their members and so

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Bar Strike – Criminal Legal Aid 5th September

The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) has voted for indefinite strike action from 5 September 2022, escalating its protest to the government’s proposals on criminal legal aid . Since April, hundreds of barristers have adopted ‘no returns’ as part of a push for the government to uplift rates by 25%. This meant that no other barrister would take an instructed barrister’s

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Doncaster & District Law Society AGM

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  OF DONCASTER & DISTRICT LAW SOCIETY Thursday 29th September at the Regent Hotel, Doncaster Formal Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Doncaster and District Law Society is to be held at the Regent Hotel on Thursday 29th September 2022 from 12 noon to be followed by a buffet lunch. In accordance with

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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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COMMON PLATFORM ROLL OUT FOR CRIMINAL PRACTITIONERS

The Common Platform which has been developed by HMCTS to streamline the delivery of justice is now rolling out more widely across the North East Circuit . In the first place this affects criminal practitioners who should register for the platform asap Please follow this link for the guidance Registering for Common Platform In addition the links below may be

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