Manchester Arena Attacks Free Legal Advice Panel Information

If you were at Manchester Arena and affected by the attack on Monday 22nd May, 2017 Manchester Law Society can help you get free legal advice and assistance. If you have been physically or mentally injured or have concerns about yours/others property, long-term healthcare arrangements, financial obligations/debt, benefits, insurance, family matters or any other legal […]


Solicitor Supervisors needed for vacation scheme

The University of Law in Manchester are looking for solicitor supervisors for a Vacation Scheme clinic that they are running, in collaboration with the University of Manchester, during the first couple of weeks in July.  They need qualified solicitors to provide guidance to their students who are interviewing, researching and providing free advice to members […]


AWS Manchester – Blind Wine Tasting Event


Local Family Justice Board’s Newsletter

Welcome to the third issue of the Greater Manchester’s Local Family Justice Board’s Newsletter. This quarter we mark the very sad passing of Janice Thompson (Local Authority Solicitor) and Her Honour Judge Elizabeth Rylands (Barrister on Northern Circuit and CJ on Western Circuit) both of whom had a strong commitment to family justice and many […]


Business & Property Court Launch

Date: Tuesday, 11th July, 2017 Venue: Manchester Civil Justice Centre, Bridge Street West, M60 9DJ Cost: Free of charge CPD: SRA Competency (Solicitors) A2 Time: 5.30 pm Registration 6.00 pm Introduction from Mr Justice Norris Presentation from the Chancellor of the High Court Q & A session         6.30 pm Networking, drinks & canapes Kindly sponsored […]


Antz Ball Friday, 22nd September 2017

The ANTZ Ball this year will be held at Marriott Worsley Park Hotel & Country Club on Friday 22nd September 2017. ANTZ in partnership with their members and clients have had an incredible year, changing the lives of many, and continues to from strength to strength making a difference to so many more, and we are looking […]


HMCTS IT Infrastructure Project

The HMCTS IT Infrastructure project has been installing Wi-Fi into Manchester Civil Justice Centre (CJC) and this Wi-Fi will be available for use from Tuesday 06/06/2017. The Wi-Fi has been installed across the building and will be made available to all those who attend court, subject to their IT being compatible with it.  Litigants in Person […]


Manchester Arena Attack Pro Bono Panel

Following the terrible Manchester Arena attack last night Manchester Law Society are co-ordinating a pro bono advice rota. We are looking for firms who are willing to give pro bono advice and free representation to bereaved families to assist with CICA and Inquests. We are also looking for firms willing to give pro bono advice […]


Magistrates – Ordinary People Doing Exceptional Things

The involvement of lay people – recruited from a cross-section of our society – is a central principle in the administration of justice.  It helps safeguard our citizens, with crucial decisions affecting an individual’s liberty being decided not by officials of the state – but by an independent bench of trained magistrates drawn from the […]


Judicial appointments – Practical tips on the process

When: 5th June, 2017  17:30 – 19:30 Venue: Brabners, 55 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ Cost: Free Speakers: District Judge Tim Gray Deputy District Judge Jeff Lewis Deputy District Judge Shefali Talukdar This joint Law Society and Manchester Law Society event is aimed at members who are interested in a career in the judiciary. For […]