Regulators

Money laundering: SRA refers £200m of suspected criminal proceeds to NCA

The SRA made 26 SARs to the NCA between January and October 2020; and cryptocurrency could become an issue

31 Mar 2021 | CILEx

LSB unveils 'ambitious' strategy to tackle 'significant' legal sector challenges

The LSB has called for 'collaboration' across the legal sector to help achieve its strategic aims

29 Mar 2021 | Regulators

Charity law reform ahead

Most of the Law Commission’s 43 recommendations for charity law reform have been accepted by government

23 Mar 2021 | Charities

SRA suspends junior solicitor over misleading email

The solicitor was also ordered to pay £5000 costs after 'moment of madness' during period of 'acute stress'

19 Mar 2021 | Regulators

Former MP and SRA board member appointed as CLSB chair

David Heath, a former Lib Dem MP and SRA board member, has been appointed as chair of the Costs Lawyer Standards Board

15 Mar 2021 | Regulators

Funding family cases: finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers 

Finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers on funding conversations with clients 

12 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Funny money: Don't be like Al Capone

With money laundering now a sophisticated affair, Susan Humble warns of the risks of complacency 

05 Mar 2021 | Conveyancing

Unregulated barrister and ex-solicitor disbarred for dishonest conduct

An unregistered barrister has been disbarred following dishonesty relating to conveyancing in 2004

03 Mar 2021 | Regulators

Law Society president to step down to avoid being ‘a distraction’

David Greene has announced he is to step aside as Law Society president from 19 March

03 Mar 2021 | Regulators

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