Welcome

Welcome to the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies website . We offer support and representation  and for our Societies and their Members who are Solicitors or Trainees across Yorkshire and Hull . Together we provide a strong voice for Yorkshire .

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Events

Our upcoming events including the Yorkshire Unions meetings and the activities of our member societies training and social

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National Support

Follow this link for a range of support and resources from the Law Society both National and also through our Council Members Team

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Consultations

We regularly seek our members views on important changes to practice  or the law . Please access the latest consultations here

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SRA Presentation

Yorkshire Union hear from SRA and organisations helping deliver the new SQE

Closure of the SIF looms exposing both current solicitors and retired members 

The Solicitors Indemnity Fund is due to close later this year and the Law Society is currently engaed in strong representations to the SRA that this should be stopped as it will mean both retired memebrs and current solicitors could face the prospect on claims which will not have any insurance protection putting their retirement and assets at significant risk

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Latest Edition of the Leeds & Yorkshire Lawyer - April 2021 

We have now published the latest edition of the Leeds & Yorkshire Lawyer on our Website

Current Themes for Members

Guidance and Support on Diversion and Inclusion issues

All the latest as the SRA SQE system is now implemented

Law Society Governance and the Reform of the Council

All the Latest from the Independent Legal Aid Review together with guidance on Criminal Justice Issues

Civil Justice Reform and Consultations including changes to the Personal Injury Market

Regulation Guidance including current themes with the SRA

The latest guidance and training for firms on how to deal with money laundering

The latest offerings from the Law Society on professional training and development