If frozen subscription rates and bargain deals alone are not enough to tempt you to join or renew your membership, maybe the following will:
A gold card and membership discounts
Members of the Cardiff & District Law Society receive a Gold Membership Card, which entitles them to benefits/discounts from various local businesses. Find out more
Cheaper CPD points
Membership entitles members to 50% discount on CPD courses run by the Cardiff & District Law Society, discounts on CLT courses held in Cardiff and 25% off courses run by the Confederation of South Wales Law Societies. Find out more
Fixed fee counsel’s advice
Members can participate in the ‘Counsel’s Fixed Fee Scheme’, which enables members to receive advice from specialist counsel (at Temple Chambers (Cardiff), 9 Park Place, 30 Park Place and 33 Park Place) of up to thirty minutes duration either in person at Chambers or by telephone for a fixed fee. Find out more
Preferential recruitment rates
Premier Legal Recruitment (a joint enterprise between Cardiff & District Law Society. and Monmouth Law Society) offers preferential rates to members when using the agency. Find out more
All members receive Legal News, which covers legal issues and social events. Find out more. The Cardiff & District Law Society also has this web site.
The website has a new ‘Find a Solicitor’ section and, as an additional benefit, members of Cardiff & District Law Society are entitled to enhanced FREE ‘advertising’ linked to their ‘Find a Solicitor’ entry. This enhanced FREE ‘advertising’ includes additional marketing details, such as website address, quality standards, panel memberships, specialist services and a general introduction to the practice. Find out more
Contact with the local judiciary
There is contact and liaison between the local Courts and the Cardiff & District Law Society.
Working committees, working for your interests
There are some 12 working committees. These comprise Council members and co-opted members drawn from the membership. This allows members to assist in forming policies and dealing with issues that affect the profession.
Have your say
The Cardiff & District Law Society is the largest local Law Society in Wales, whose views are heard in Chancery Lane. You could add your voice for notice to be taken nationally.
Looking to the future
There is regular contact and liaison with the local Trainee Solicitors Group, which is represented at the Cardiff & District Law Society’s monthly Council meetings.
Remember, benefits are subject to presentation of a valid Gold Membership Card and only those individuals registered as members on the database for Cardiff & District Law Society are entitled to use the Gold Membership Card – So don’t delay, join today!
Who to contact
Should you have any general queries regarding membership benefits, Counsel’s Fixed Fee Scheme, or are aware of any businesses that may be interested in providing benefits to members, please notify the Membership Secretary.