School Mock Trials – May 2015

The Chichester and District Law Society were pleased to support the School Mock Trials recently held at Worthing Magistrates Court.

Write an Article for the Website

Dear Members, As you know, the Law Society has a fantastic website which we want you all to be able to contribute to. This year I want to encourage members to utilise the website by writing articles of interest. To encourage members in doing this the Law Society will be offering a prize to any […]

Criminal Legal Aid Cuts – proposed conference call

On 27 February 2014 and 6 March 2014 The Law Society held a conference call with local law societies to discuss the government’s legal aid annoucement in relation to the cuts to criminal legal aid. The reason for these conference calls was to ask local law socieities for their views on the Law Society’s activities over […]

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The Chichester & District Law Society has gone live on Twitter. Come and follow us @Chilawsoc

Brighton Law Society Roadshow 30 January 2014 on Legal Aid Proposals

Thursday, 30th January, 5.30 – 7.30 p.m.  Brighton Magistrates’ Court, Edward Street, Brighton, BN2 0LG Hosted by the Law Society as part of their member-engagement programme which includes such face to face meetings with practitioners around the country.  The Law Society has vowed to continue its opposition to criminal legal aid fee cuts and strengthen […]

The Junior Lawyers Division of the Chichester and District Law Society

To All Members of the Society, As your local Law Society we want to develop the Junior Division of our Society. To do this we want to know what the Junior Solicitors within our society would like from us. The Junior Division of the Chichester and District Law Society will be aimed at those of […]

LinkedIn and Social Media for Lawyers Training (1 Hour CPD) 17 September 2013

In this 60 minute interactive session led by Consortium they will cover the basics of LinkedIn, who uses it, why and what you and your business can get out of it. They will also look at other Social Media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and blogging and assess whether they are right for your business. […]

New branch of Chartered Institute of Legal Executives launched in Chichester

Dominic Ryan, Chairman of the Chichester and district Law Society is pictured above with Louise Turner, Chairwoman of the Chichester CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Branch at their launch held on 4th July 2013 at Chichester Canal Basin. Should you wish to join your local CILEX branch please go to their website here

Summer Drinks Gathering – 27 June 2013

The Society’s Committee has arranged a “Summer Social Gathering” for all solicitor members of the Society, and for non-solicitors working for legal firms in the Society’s area, at “Vintage”, 12-14 Westgate, Chichester, PO19 3EU starting at 5.30pm on Thursday 27 June 2013. Dress is “informal” and, at £15, the price includes a drink on arrival […]

The President of the Family Division visits Guildford County Court

VISIT FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION GUILDFORD COUNTY COURT 5TH FEBRUARY 2013 NOTE BY TIM MELVILLE-WALKER OF MACDONALD OATES LLP APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION The new President is visiting as many of the Courts as he can and was very keen to be open with the profession, and to […]