Practice Management: Risk & Compliance

Witnessing wills: a new era

Practitioners need to exercise caution when dealing with video witnessed wills, says Matthew Duncan

05 Nov 2020

Compliance and upholding the rule of law

It is ok not to comply with a client’s instructions, if it otherwise means disregarding your professional duties, says Tracey Calvert

01 Nov 2020

Law Society urges against AML levy

Added burden poses threat to the profession

14 Oct 2020

Compliance officers: friend or foe?

The swift change to a remote working environment means compliance officers are needed more than ever, says Ian Rodgers

01 Oct 2020

Conveyancing Association backs industry buying and selling pledges

Conveyancing Association urges member firms to endorse Home Buying and Selling Group pledges for property stakeholders

29 Sep 2020

Winding up a client relationship

Tracey Calvert explains why compliance remains critical right to the very end of a relationship

15 Sep 2020

Seeking a pragmatic solution

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

15 Sep 2020

Check frozen assets list, urges SRA

Solicitors must check the latest treasury list of frozen assets and report by 16 October if they are holding client monies subject to financial sanctions

09 Sep 2020

Taking mental health seriously

Apathy towards stress in the profession is letting junior lawyers down, says Pippa Allsop

07 Sep 2020

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