Practice Management: Ethics and Compliance

The complexities of being a good lawyer

With changes to CPD, compliance specialists have a golden opportunity to develop the skill sets those around them need, explains Trace

22 Dec 2016

Liberty, compliance, and discipline in 2017

Jean-Yves Gilg predicts a busy year ahead for private client practitioners and for law firms generally as they adapt to the new competenc

16 Dec 2016

Regulator defends ‘realistic’ approach to suitability test

No pattern suggesting smaller firms more likely to be in regulator

04 Nov 2016

Are your partners ‘ego depleted’?

Dr Bob Murray considers why some senior lawyers wear ‘asshole cloaks’ to treat their co-workers badly and how such behaviour can b

01 Nov 2016

White knight or quixotic soldier?

Worried about access to justice, the SDT has raised its head above the parapet, but its concerns are unlikely to have any lasting effect if it doesn’t broa

28 Oct 2016

Consistent approach needed for suitability test

Lack of clarity over how the SRA applies its test criteria is ‘part of the problem’, says former Law Societ

28 Oct 2016

Diversification of claimant PI firms ‘a concern’

SRA promises thematic review of personal injury sector as MRO ‘shell’ companies are barred b

26 Oct 2016

History shows the pliability of lawyers during times of political upheaval

‘Lawyers who do not choose the dark side will have to show that the rule of law is worth fighting for,’ says Sir Geoffrey Nic

26 Oct 2016

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