Legal Practice for Solicitors and Lawyers: regulation

Regulators’ Pioneer Fund: pay outs for SRA and Costs Lawyer Standards Board

The award to the SRA is its second from the £3.7m fund

20 Sep 2021

First property deal completed using ‘revolutionary’ QES signature

The new process has the potential to be a real estate 'gamechanger' 

17 Sep 2021

Barrister suspended for professional misconduct

The barrister behaved inappropriately, in a sexually motivated way 

13 Sep 2021

Law Society deputy vice president announced

Emmerson will become vice president and president in due course

19 Aug 2021

Successfully navigating online comparison and review

Emma Walker explores the implications of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s recent guidance on publishing information.

02 Aug 2021

LSB research sparks consultation on lawyer competency checks

A survey found expectations around ongoing competency checks were significantly different to the reality

19 Jul 2021

Compliance: honesty is always the best policy

Firms must educate all employees on honesty to avoid run ins with the regulators, says Tracey Calvert

09 Jul 2021

Regulation: the rise of the tactical complaint

Making a complaint about opposing counsel to advance your case is a dangerous game, warns Susanna Heley

07 Jul 2021

BSB analysis: correlation between barrister characteristics and complaints

Gender, ethnicity, year of call and practising status affected likelihood of a compliant and how it would be dealt with

06 Jul 2021

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