Regulators

Facing down risks

Chris Marston explains how a holistic risk management strategy can ensure firms are ready to meet change

20 Mar 2020

Solicitor fined £1,600 over “offensive” email

A solicitor has been fined £1,600 by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) after forwarding a “highly derogatory and grossly offensive

10 Mar 2020

The GDPR marathon

Two years on from the GDPR’s implementation, Suzanne Dibble considers best practice for law firms

06 Mar 2020

Law Society cautious over scale of immigration changes

The Law Society has responded to the government’s new points-based immigration system, warning that it is the most significant change to the sys

20 Feb 2020

CLC clarifies rules around client funds

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) has today published draft guidance on how firms can use third-party managed accounts (TPMAs), instead of h

13 Feb 2020

High expectations

Andrew Mackie explains how to stay on the right side of the Charity Commission after the 2018 Oxfam controversy put all charities under the spotlight

12 Feb 2020

It’s all in the STARs

The SRA Standards and Regulations have arrived and solicitors and firms must be able to justify their decisions if they want to demonstrate compliance

10 Feb 2020

No equality of arms

The hostile costs environment is unfair to solicitors facing regulatory investigation and SDT proceedings, says Susanna Heley

10 Feb 2020

SRA launches consultation on changes to Compensation Fund

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched a 12-week consultation on its proposals to change the Compensation Fund.

21 Jan 2020