The Law Society of England and Wales
 
       
  The Law Society is the professional body for solicitors in England and Wales. It provides services and support for over 90,000 solicitors and sets the standards that underpin the profession's reputation as the best independent professional advisers.The Society plays
an important role in pursuing law reform, the education of solicitors and setting values
of professional conduct.
 
     
  The role of today's solicitor can be varied and challenging. Solicitors have direct contact with their clients, providing specialist legal advice and assistance and may represent them in the lower courts.The majority of solicitors work in private practice, within companies or local and central government and the work they do is very varied.  
     
  The English solicitor holds a prominent position in the English Legal System. The solicitor's tasks and duties are numerous and diversified and so are his powers and his skills. The solicitor offers his clients a broad span of legal services, that include legal consultation in many fields, drawing of agreements of many types and natures, preparation of wills and testaments and drawing of legal documents in many fields of personal and business life.  
     
  To find out more about the Law Society of England and Wales please visit www.lawsociety.org.uk  
     
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