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Mena Ruparel

Mena Ruparel

Non Practising solicitor, MLSH LTD

Mena Ruparel qualified as a solicitor in 1998, she is the immediate past Chair of the Law Society family committee having previously been Chief Assessor of the Law Society family law accreditations. She is interested in legal education and has been a visiting lecturer at the University of the West of England and more recently at the University of Law. Mena has authored a number of legal publications for the Law Society, Bath Publishing and CILEX law school. She was the Chief Examiner of the CILEX Family Law level 6 examination for a number of years. Mena is a well-known speaker and commentator on the subjects of family law and legal ethics. In 2021 she won the Law Society award for Excellence in Promoting High Ethical Standards with the co-author of her book on ethics for solicitors.

Articles

Facing pressure from clients

Facing pressure from clients

A conflict can easily arise when acting for both parties who reach an amicable agreement on separation, but solicitors must think ethically, says Mena Ruparel
How to charge ethically in an online world

How to charge ethically in an online world

How much value do solicitors really add to some digitally-enabled processes, and should they reduce their fees accordingly or even turn away work, asks Mena Ruparel
Facing pressure a client

Facing pressure a client

A conflict can easily arise when acting for both parties who reach an amicable agreement on separation, but solicitors must think ethically, says Mena Ruparel
When is a liar not a liar?

When is a liar not a liar?

Arguing that somebody else was in control of your actions is unlikely to be a defence to unethical behaviour, warns Mena Ruparel