Challenge to Justice – The Legal Aid Cuts

Amongst the media coverage about public sector spending cuts, one item that has received relatively little attention has been cuts to the legal aid and court service budgets. These cuts are a major source of concern, not least as a result of the very serious impact they are likely to have on the most vulnerable […]

Law Society call to action on HSBC panel

We are supporting the Law Society campaign and joining in with the lobbying that is going on around the country on this issue. We are encouraging members to support the campaign by asking clients who are affected to complete this evidence form to collate the information and feed this into the Law Society at consumer.choice@lawsociety.org.uk  For […]

SRA starts survey of solicitors on CPD

We have been informed that the Solicitors Regulation Authority has commissioned Nottingham Law School, part of Nottingham Trent University, to undertake research supporting the Review of Solicitors Continuous Professional Development.  We have been contacted by Nottingham Trent University and asked to forward this information to our members.   An important element of the research is to gather information relating to […]

Chichester and District Law Society welcomes local MP to annual dinner and charity fundraiser

The Chichester and District Law Society, an organisation representing solicitors practicing or living in the Chichester area, held its annual dinner at Vicars’ Hall, Chichester Cathedral on Friday 25th November 2011. This year the event was open for the first time in recent memory to guests and was marked by a fundraising charity auction and […]

Combined Sussex Law Societies Presidents and Secretaries Conference

Combined Sussex Law Societies Presidents and Secretaries Conference Law Society Council Member for Outer Sussex, Rodney Warren, is currently organising a Combined Sussex Law Societies Presidents and Secretaries Conference on 20th October 2011 at the new Brighton and Hove Albion Amex Stadium at Falmer.  The focus of the conference will be the new regulatory regime […]

Drinks Reception at the Law Society Chancery Lane

  Drinks Reception 5 July As we look towards the final stages of the implementation of the Legal Services Act I am delighted to invite you to the Law Society for a drinks reception The event will provide an opportunity to reflect on the successes of the past twelve months, but also to look towards […]

Sound Off for Justice – Oppose the Legal Aid Cuts

Sound Off For Justice is looking to galvanise public support for the idea that everyone has the right to be represented by a legal professional in court if they have a deserving legal case. To ensure the proposed government cuts to Legal Aid cuts don’t go through in their current guise we are asking for […]

Building Control and Enforcement Issues for Residential Conveyancers (3 CPD Hours)

Building Control and Enforcement Issues for Residential Conveyancers (3 CPD hours) on 8th July 2011 in Chichester Interpreting the building control history of a property accurately is fundamental to ensure compliance with lender’s requirements and for the protection of the purchaser client. What should you do in the absence of appropriate evidence of consent? What […]

Summer Drinks at Number 12

The summer social this year will be Summer Drinks and Canopes at Number 12 Restaurant, Chichester on 14th July 2011 at 5:30pm.  Tickets will be £15 per head. The event is open to Members and staff from Member firms who wish to attend. Please make a note of the date in your diaries and come […]