Professional negligence

Collateral attack

Susanna Heley considers the interplay between court judgments and solicitors’ disciplinary proceedings

Operation change: Maintaining the standards expected

Adapting to the post-covid new world requires maintaining appropriate oversight and conformity with regulatory and ethical duties, says Tracey Calvert

Veering off default

Matthew Duncan considers the judge’s approach to assessing damages where solicitors had been negligent in creating a trust scheme

A climate for solicitor negligence?

Michael Young explains why he is unsuprised by an uptick in notification of negligence claims during covid-19

19 Feb 2021 | Career development

Who bears the burden?

John Binns considers the potential impact of imposing an additional burden on firms with the proposed AML levy

04 Feb 2021 | Crime

Time for change

Susanna Heley explains why she is not convinced a fitness to practice regime is the way forward

Before the storm

The causes of conduct that leads to regulatory action are often more informative than 

12 May 2020 | Ethics and Compliance

Staying on the right side of the #MeToo line

The tribunal referral of the partner who advised on a non-disclosure agreement in relation to Harvey Weinstein 20 years ago highlights the extent of the ri

Lessons learned from Gladwin v Bogescu

Jeff Turton warns of a significant impact to parties who are in breach of orders to serve witnes

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