Law Society


Law Society
Law Society ˈLaw Soˌciety noun LAW ORGANIZATIONS
the professional organization in England and Wales that deals with the education and interests of solicitor S, and also makes sure that they act within the law and treat their clients fairly

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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