Professional negligence

A decade of taming risk

Professional indemnity claims are not an inevitability, explains Peter Bennett, provided you take a strategic approach to ris

11 Apr 2017

Recognising signs of risk

Whatever the appeal outcome, the Mishcon de Reya fraud case holds valuable lessons for firm’s risk management strategies, advises Martin

14 Mar 2017

The art of advising clients

The development of a comprehensive risk framework for the provision of legal advice should be a priority for all law firms, writes Graha

07 Mar 2017

New Year’s resolutions for COLPs

Key priorities for compliance officers include preparing for the new data protection regulation and conducting an audit of their firm’s training needs

24 Jan 2017

A question of trust?

The importance for property professionals of recognising ‘red flags’ in conveyancing transactions is underlined by the recent decision in Purrunsing,

22 Dec 2016

Lessons in liability risks

Decisions in claims against lawyers have been ‘mixed to favourable’ this year, but there is a big fly hovering over the ointment for early 2017, write

22 Dec 2016

Moving on from Bolam

The High Court has extended the Montgomery test to a case involving financial professionals, explains The

23 Nov 2016

M&A due diligence after Brexit

Paul Raftery and Anna Kerrane highlight some of the areas of due diligence which prudent buyers should consider in light of the UK’s withdrawal from t

15 Nov 2016

A solution looking for a problem

The SRA’s ‘Looking to the Future’ consultation risks creating unnecessary uncertainty for solicitors in traditional practices, especially in complianc

18 Oct 2016