The Council has implemented its business continuity plan and is continuing to provide key services. All Council staff and key contractors are working from home.
The Council is consulting on potential changes to its current requirements for face-to-face legal advice. Further details are available by clicking here (members only).
The Council has issued a statement to the media on its rapid and ongoing consultation which is available by clicking here.
The ballot for directors’ positions on the Council’s main board is now open and details can be found by clicking here (members only).
Council Chairman, David Burrowes, has issued a statement to consumers to update them on our response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which is available by clicking here.
The Council has issued a statement to members on its response to the pandemic, which is available by clicking here (members only)
Council Chairman David Burrowes has issued a statement following our covid-19 response consultation, which is available by clicking here.
The Council has published guidance after agreeing to enable cases to complete without a physical face-to-face meeting with a solicitor. Click here to read it.
The Council has broadcast guidance to members on non face-to-face legal advice. The webcast features Council Chair David Burrowes, the Council’s Standards Board Chair Chris Pond and the MD of Equilaw Claire Barker.
Last week’s webcast on non face-to-face legal advice is now available for non-members. To watch the video and to view all of the guidance click here.
The Council has published a Covid-19 update from OneFamily which is available here. It is available to non-members.
The Council has received a response from the FCA after it called for a clarification on the regulator’s work from home guidance for advisers. Members can read further information by clicking here.