The Law Society is the regulatory and representative body for 116,000 solicitors in England and Wales.
Their important public responsibilities include regulating and setting standards for solicitors to make sure they deliver a good and ethical service to consumers. representing solicitors, supporting solicitors to help them achieve the standards expected of them, and to deliver good services, and influencing law reform to achieve a better system of justice.
The Community Legal Service has been set up to help you find the right legal information and advice to solve your problems. You can get help through a network of organisations, including Citizens Advice Bureaux, Law Centres, many independent advice centres, thousands of high street solicitors.
All these services meet quality standards set by the Legal Services Commission. Look for the Community Legal Service logo shown on the right.
The Legal Services Commission (LSC) looks after legal aid in England and Wales. They also make sure that people get the information, advice and legal help they need to deal with a wide range of problems.
The Legal Services Commission work in partnership with solicitors and not-for-profit organisations to provide services to help people in need. Their job is to make sure clients can access the help they need to address their problems.
Sue Penna Associates is a network of professionals working with domestic abuse / violence, and mental health issues.
They offer first class training, research, evaluation and development service to organisations working with individuals and families affected by these issues.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates more than 100,000 solicitors in England and Wales.
Established in January 2007, the SRA was previously called the Law Society Regulation Board.