Author Archive: Carla Jones

 

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Manchester Legal Awards 2022 Deadline Extended!

  The deadline has been extended for nominations to Friday, 8th April, 2022.  This really will be the final deadline so get your thinking caps on and get the recognition you and your colleagues deserve! To read more about the extension click HERE To find out more about the awards and enter click HERE And […]

 

Manchester Legal Awards: Enter Now

We are delighted to announce that entries are now open for The Manchester Legal Awards. We cannot wait to recognise and reward our legal talent from across the region at the black-tie gala dinner at the Midland Hotel on Thursday, June 9. Although last year’s virtual event was such a success, we cannot wait to […]

 

March Messenger is out now!!

Your March Messenger is here! Read all about: International Women’s Day and the #BreakTheBias campaign Why we need a Hillsborough Law The latest from the President Regulation Update and News As well as the latest from our members! Why not join in the conversation and share YOUR news with YOUR community. Tell us all about […]

 

Announcing the President’s charity of the year Caritas Aspire

The Manchester Law Society’s President’s Charity of the year is Caritas Aspire, which works alongside refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester. Named after a Latin word meaning love and compassion, Caritas Aspire supports people in practical and emotional ways. It provides high quality language lessons; mentoring to support entry into further/higher education and employment; and […]

 

Manchester Legal Awards: Save the Date!

We are delighted to announce the Manchester Legal Awards will be back in person for 2022! They will take place at the Midland Hotel on Thursday 9th June.  Details of how to apply, the criteria, and deadlines will be announced over the coming weeks. There are even some exciting new categories. We can’t wait to […]

 

Would you like your voice heard?

The MLS EDI committee invite you to take part in an exciting new podcast project. We will be discussing three topics separately: disability, gender and social mobility in the legal profession – all through the lens of “bringing your whole self to work” and the successes and failures we have experienced along the way. We […]

 

Children’s Mental Health Week

February 7th-13th 2022 sees Children’s Mental Health Week take place, an annual week which encourages children, young people and adults to look after their bodies and minds. ‘Mental health’ is a very personal, individual concept. Growing up, to me mental health was very black and white, either you ‘had it’ or you didn’t. It is […]

 

The Electronic Communication Code and the Cornerstone Appeals

Online meeting from Manchester Business and Property Courts Forum Date: Thursday 17th February 2022 Time: 5pm Online meeting by Zoom Mr Justice Fancourt, Vice Chancellor and President of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) and Paul Lakin of Kings Chambers will consider: Issues raised by the forthcoming co-joined Cornerstone Appeals Changes introduced by the new Code […]

 

Help save the café

The café at the Civil Justice Centre is struggling and at risk of closure following Covid restrictions and the downturn in footfall. Unfortunately as the business is run on a contract, it hasn’t qualified for support from government grants or Manchester City Council. As more people return to using the courts in person they hope that business will […]

 

Connecting with your clients… across any channel

As the ‘client experience’ continues to adapt in this ever-changing world of technology, it is worth noting that even law firms are having to adjust to the way they communicate with clients and respond to enquiries. Whether it’s email or phone, the channel by which communications is absorbed is not determined by the firm or […]