HM Courts & Tribunals Service is responsible for the administration of criminal, civil and family courts and tribunals in England and Wales. HMCTS is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Justice.

This website brings together what was previously OPSI and the revised legislation from the Statute Law Database to provide a single legislation service. The OPSI and SLD websites have been decommissioned. This site is the official place of publication for newly enacted legislation. The aim is to publish legislation on simultaneously or at least within 24 hours, of its publication in printed form. Any document which is especially complex in terms of its size or its typography may take longer to prepare and so a PDF version will be published first. Legislation detailed on the New Legislation page is listed by date published to this website.

This is the LGA website which provides information for elected members and is primarily a political organisation. The site provides reports and other useful information on the current agenda for local government.

Public services all in one place.

Provides a range of information including Bills and Legislation, Judicial work, Publications and records.

The purpose of the site is to register title to land in England and Wales, and record dealings (for example, sales and mortgages) with registered land.

The foundation of company information exchange in the UK: helping business, informing the public and benefitting the economy. The main functions are to incorporate and dissolve limited companies, examine and store company information delivered under the Companies Act and related legislation, and make this information available to the public.

Information commissioner's Office website

The Information Commissioner´s Office is the UK´s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals

An Executive Agency of the Ministry of Justice. The goal is to ensure that the public at large have the opportunity to exercise their rights and to seek effective redress against Government decisions, and to help settle disputes between employers and employees.

The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession´s regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, we´re here to help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates more than 100,000 solicitors in England and Wales, as well as registered European lawyers and registered foreign lawyers.  It is the independent regulatory body of the Law Society of England and Wales.

The Bar Council is the professional body for barristers in England and Wales. It provides representation and services for the Bar, and guidance on issues of professional practice.

As the independent regulatory board of the Bar Council, it is responsible for regulating barristers called to the Bar in England and Wales.

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) is the professional body which represents 22,000 trainee and practicing Legal Executives. The role is to enhance the role and standing of Legal Executives in the legal profession.

Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) was formed in April 2013 by the merger of the Association of Council Secretaries and Solicitors (ACSeS) and Solicitors in Local Government (SLG).  LLG's primary purpose is to represent, promote and support the interests of its members. Membership is open to local government legal or governance officers working within a local authority, including Monitoring Officers and their deputies, solicitors, barristers, legal executives, licenced conveyancers and trainees.


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