Category Archives: News

Spring Newsletter 2019

To welcome our members into May after the May Bank Holiday, the Spring 2019 edition of the Newsletter is here! Download via the link below for an update from the Law Society, feedback from our Annual Dinner Dance and a Committee Member Spotlight of our Social Secretary, Racheal Harrison. We hope you enjoy! If you have any content, news or

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Join us on the Sheffield Legal Walk

Doncaster Law Society will be joining the Sheffield and District Law Society in their annual Legal Walk in aid of the Access to Justice Foundation. The 10k walk will take place on the 10th June 2019 and will raise money for local advice services in Yorkshire. Registration will open between 5:00pm and 5:30pm. The walk will finish at Bloo88 where

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Winter Newsletter

It’s that time again! Our Winter Edition Newsletter is here! A special thank you goes to John McQuater for providing an update on the Civil Liability Act and fixed costs in clinical negligence claims. Other highlights for this issue include our 2019 training schedule, the Great Legal Quiz and a Committee Member Spotlight of our president, Tony Rawlings. If you

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Autumn Newsletter

The Autumn Newsletter is here! A special thank you goes to David Barraclough, president of the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies, who kindly provided an article about the YU. Other highlights for this issue include the AGM in September, Quiz Night results and a Committee Member Spotlight of the Secretary, Diane Parker. Click on the link below to read. autumn-newsletter.pdf

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GDPR – Are you Ready ?

If your answer to this is what is GDPR ?  then the answer probably is no ! Hopefully all readers are aware of what GDPR is , a new system of data protection regulations which are fully implemented on the 25th May . There has naturally been a lot of panic over the new regime and a plethora of guidance

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SQE hits delay as Justice Committee calls for hiatus

The controversial Solicitors Qualifying Exam has been hit by more concerns with the Justice Committee Calling for a 6 month hiatus whilst the concerns over the scheme are fully addressed . Access the Justice Committee letter here : Legal-Services-Board-SQE   The following is what the SRA currently propose form their website : Why introduce the SQE? Our Training for Tomorrow programme

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