The Law Society

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Although the Law Society is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Society will respond to requests as though they were subject to the Act. http://www.lawsociety.org.uk//documents/downloads/foicode.pdf

94 requests
Diversity Statistics
Response by The Law Society to Gary Steel on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Steel, The SRA publishes diversity data which you can find here: [1]https://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/diversity-toolkit/law-firm-diversity-...
Is treason an offence?
Response by The Law Society to Justin Sidebottom on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Sidebottom Thank you for your email. The Law Society is the independent body for solicitors in England and Wales. For more information abo...
Dear Mrs John,   I have been passed your request for information as I am the Information Governance Officer at the Solicitor’s Regulation Authorit...
Nature of Judicial system of Great Britain
Response by The Law Society to treynon on .
Partially successful.
Dear Trey As far as we are aware legal dictionaries have no priority over each other. The three main legal dictionaries that practitioners use are...
Dear Ms McGill   Freedom of Information Request – Our Ref: FOI/SRA 0176   Thank you for your request for information, received on 30 December 2...
Bill of rights 1689
Response by The Law Society to Christopher smyth on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Smyth,   Please find attached our response to your request.   Kind regards   Charlie Smith Information Governance Officer Solic...
Dictionary
Request to The Law Society by jon. Annotated by Amy Theerman on .
Partially successful.
As a law student, I would like to thank The Law Society for providing such comprehensive information. While I am not about to run out and spend £600 on...
Accredited Children Solicitors from the Law Society
Response by The Law Society to mark davis on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Davis   Thank you for your email of 3 November 2016 which seeks clarification on the appointment of guardians in proceedings. Although you...
Contact details for Practices in the UK
Response by The Law Society to Gerard Strong on .
Partially successful.
Dear Sir Freedom of Information Request – Our Ref: FOI/SRA 0146 Please find below our response to your information request. You have requested ac...
Dear Ms Mcgill   Thank you for your email of 16 September 2016.   We cannot comment on the actions of a solicitor.   If you have a problem...
Solicitors in Staffordshire
Response by The Law Society to Alex Mayer on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Mayer Freedom of Information Request – Our Ref: FOI/SRA/0102 Thank you for your request for information. Your request was received on 13 A...
Barristers acting as Solicitor's Advocate
Response by The Law Society to Mrs. A John on .
Long overdue.
Dear Mrs A John Thank you for your further query. As your question relates to Barristers I suggest you contact the Bar Standards Board who may be ab...
Solicitors-Advocate 'Counsel' ?
Response by The Law Society to Will Grant on .
Long overdue.
[cid:image001.png@01D028C3.C32DD940] Thank you for your email. Our service level for responses are listed below. If you would like your enquiry answ...
No acknowledgment or reply from the DCLG , is this because the department for communities and local government know that it is wrong and that councils...
GOV.UK – who can use this in their email address/headings etc
Response by The Law Society to D. Williams on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear D. Williams Thank you for your email. The Law Society does not hold the information you have requested. Yours sincerely Bob Stanley Infor...
Freemasons within the judiciary
Response by The Law Society to D Speller on .
Long overdue.
Dear D Speller,   Thank you for your email of 9 September 2015.   This is not information that we hold on our records because it is not a regu...
The General Bar Council and SRA policy of openness ?
Response by The Law Society to Will Grant on .
Long overdue.
Dear Mr Grant Thank you for your email of 26 August 2015.   The links in referred to in our email were, our policy of openness and transparency...
Practising Certificate Licensed to Practise Law
Response by The Law Society to Will Grant on .
Long overdue.
Dear Mr Grant Thank you for your email of 24 August 2015.   A practising certificate is issued to Solicitors by us. By that authority it is a li...
Birmingham family law committee
Response by The Law Society to mark davis on .
Handled by post.
Dear Mr Davis   Your email has been forwarded to the Law Society Library for a response, as we keep the corporate archive.   You have contacte...
Company Perks
Response by The Law Society to steven humphries on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Humphries   Freedom of Information Request – Our Ref: FOI/BS/1502   Further to my email of 24 November 29015 please find below the resp...
Employee Disputes?
Response by The Law Society to steven humphries on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Humphries   Freedom of Information Request – Our Ref: FOI/BS/1505   Further to my email of 27 November 2015 please find below the respo...
What is a crime
Response by The Law Society to Michael Kearney on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Kearney This is not a question which the Law Society can answer. The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales, it does not pro...
Dear Ms McGill,   Thank you for your email of 23 September 2015.   We cannot provide legal advice or comment on a particular matter, so are no...
Dear Mr Paulley, Thank you for your email of 2 September 2015.   I can confirm that neither bodies will have access to the requested information...
Dear Ms McGill,   Thank you for your email of 26 August 2015.   We cannot provide legal advice or comment on a particular matter.   There a...

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