The Bar Council
Represents barristers in England and Wales; also the approved regulatory body. Includes details of member services, training and events, with background on the barrister's role.
British Insurance Law Association (BILA)
British Chapter of the Association International de Droit des Assurances (AIDA), with a membership drawn from the insurance and legal sectors (academic and practicing); with details of events, publications, links and contacts.
Institute of Legal Executives
A leading provider of legal education in the UK. Provides information on how lawyers can qualify to become a Legal Executive.
The Law Society of Northern Ireland
The regulatory and representative body for solicitors in Northern Ireland; includes a directory, news, events, contacts, and how to make a complaint.
An independent ombudsman scheme to deal with complaints by consumers about legal services in England and Wales. Provides a comprehensive guide to its role and services.
Legal Services Board
Regulator for eight separate bodies named as Approved Regulators in the Legal Services Act 2007, regulating around 120,000 lawyers practising in England and Wales. Describes their role, with resources, news, and contacts.
Non profit mutual organisation providing medical defence services for medical professionals facing clinical performance issues. Details membership and services offered and includes case histories.
Provider of strategic events, conferences and training programs to the UK and European legal sectors; includes a profile, events diary, a library of resources and reports, and contacts.
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Independent regulator upholding the public interest. Includes sections for consumers, solicitors, and for students and trainees.