The oldest law firm in operation – Guinness World Records. Thomson Snell & Passmore stands out in the English legal scene for its exceptional lineage. There is a clear line of development – of partners passing on the traditions, the culture and the expertise – from one generation to another since the late 16th century.
(Would-be lawyers have to take exams in an attempt to prevent unqualified people from holding themselves out as attorneys)
This gave women over 30 who were married or met a property qualification the vote
This act enabled women to join the professions for the first time
Civil partnerships between same-sex couples, which were introduced in the 2004, came into law