Regional Update May 2019


The Law Society
The Law Society
May 2019
Regional Update
This month: 
  • The Law Society in your region
  • Get to know the Law Society's Small Firms Division
  • Financial Benchmarking Survey report 2019
  • I. Stephanie Boyce elected deputy vice president of the Law Society
  • JLD corner
Law Society in the Regions
March was another busy month for the relationship management team, who have been engaging with members up and down the country on a wide variety of different topics. Claire Quinn, relationship manager, provides an overview of last month's key activities.

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Get to know the Law Society's Small Firms Division
Barbara Beckles, product manager, talks to us about the aspirations for the Small Firms Division, their priorities for the upcoming year and their significant role in the Law Society's Excellence Awards.

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> Visit the Small Firms Division webpage
The legal observer
Maria Seale, Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division committee member, recently attended a Council meeting at the Law Society and wrote about her experience.

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Financial Benchmarking Survey report 2019
Uncover the underlying issues affecting your firm's profitability and competitiveness.

> Download your free copy of the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2019 report (PDF)
Inspirational women solicitors in the regions
We would like to profile and celebrate inspirational women solicitors in the regions – please get in touch with us and share your story. 

Contact your Relationship Manager
The Law Society's next deputy vice president: I. Stephanie Boyce
I. Stephanie Boyce has been elected as deputy vice president of the Law Society of England and Wales. 

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End legal aid deserts
Provision of legal aid advice for housing is disappearing in large areas of England and Wales, creating legal aid deserts. 

> Read more
> View our interactive map

Presidents' and secretaries' conference 2019, 14 and 15 June, London
This flagship event will incorporate a varied mix of plenary and breakout sessions ensuring delegates are offered the opportunity to discuss common challenges, share experiences and hear practical tips from both their peers and expert speakers.

> Book now
> Watch highlights of last year's conference
The power of gender equality to transform the business of law: an international symposium, 20 and 21 June, London
Join us on 20 and 21 June for our two-day conference on the power of gender equality to transform the business of law: an international symposium.

Book now
Download the 2019 conference programme (PDF)
The 2019 Excellence Awards - deadline extended to 17 May
The Excellence Awards celebrate the hard work and inspirational achievements of solicitors, legal teams and firms of all sizes. This year you can choose from 22 categories, including eight awards to recognise outstanding individuals. With so many categories to enter, there's a place for everyone to shine.

Find out more
Start your nomination now
Save the date - National Local Law Society Conference 2019, 19 and 20 September, Portsmouth
Hampshire Local Law Society is delighted to host the National Local Law Society Conference 2019. The Law Society's upcoming president, Simon Davis, will be in attendance, and the after-dinner speaker will be the inspirational Simon Weston.

Further details will follow soon.
Details of all other Law Society events

Contact your relationship manager if you would like further information on any of the events above.
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