Ethics

Solicitor struck off for dishonesty

A sole practitioner has been struck off for dishonesty after using client money to pay off his firm’s debts

06 Jan 2021 | Ethics

Beckwith: SRA’s credibility questioned following chair’s statement

Solicitors have accused the SRA of arrogance and questioned its credibility following its response to the Beckwith appeal.
 

23 Dec 2020 | Ethics

AML: standing together

Gideon Habel welcomes the regulator’s increased focus on an insidious area of criminal activity 

16 Dec 2020 | Ethics

What’s wellbeing got to do with ethics?

Wellbeing is the foundation for effective legal practice, as Emma Walker explains

05 Nov 2020 | Career development

The gaping chasm

Some individuals needing legal advice may have to choose between legal protection or poverty, says Pippa Allsop

07 Oct 2020 | Ethics

Solicitor struck off after breakdown in mental health

Patrick O'Connor sent approximately 471 offensive messages to firm he had instructed

30 Sep 2020 | Ethics

What makes a bully?

Bob Murray explores the conditions in which bullying thrives and how to counter them 

15 Sep 2020 | Career development

The art of delivery

Gideon Habel considers the challenges of tailoring and delivering difficult advice

15 Sep 2020 | Ethics

Seeking a pragmatic solution

Susanna Heley examines the court’s role in resolving joint privilege and conflicts of interest

15 Sep 2020 | Ethics

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