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THE LAW SOCIETY AGM
You can join this years Law Society AGM online and there are some importnat matters to vote on with regard to Governance Review .
We hereby give you notice under Bye-Law 19(1) that the annual general meeting (AGM) of the members of the Law Society will be held on Wednesday 14 October 2020 at 2.30pm.
By resolution of Council under Bye-Law 26, this meeting does not need to take place at a stated location. It's planned that the meeting will take place remotely.
If you're planning to attend, email AGM2020@lawsociety.org.uk and we will send you a simple registration form to complete in advance with your name, contact details, and (if you wish to vote) SRA number.
Resolutions to be considered
That the Annual Report of the Council be received.
(e) Approval of the accounts signed by the auditors
The chair of the Board will move –
That the accounts signed by the auditors be approved
(f) Business introduced by the Council shall be taken
The President will move –
That the amended text of the Bye-Laws of the Society (as attached at Appendix C), which gives effect to reforms to Council proposed by the Council Membership Committee and approved by Council on 8 September 2020, be approved.
(g) Motions received under Bye-Law 18(1), the text of which has been published under Bye-Law 19(2), shall be considered
James Kitching will move –
That Bye-Laws 52, 53 and 82 of the Society be amended as set out in Appendix D for the reasons contained in the statement which accompanies it.
This motion has the support of thirty members of the Society
(h) No other business has been notified
At the conclusion of the meeting, the president will invest his successor with the president’s badge of office.
The vice president will likewise invest his successor with the vice president’s badge of office and the deputy vice president will invest her successor with the deputy vice president’s badge of office.