Practice Management: Risk & Compliance

Law Society has ‘significant concerns’ over SRA’s proposed changes to PII cover for cyber risks

The Society fears the changes may lead to disputes between firms' cyber insurance and mandatory PII providers

27 May 2021

Litigation Landscape: coping with a cyberattack

A business is only as strong as its weakest third party, says Arwen Handley  

26 May 2021

Estate agents face ‘regulatory timebomb’

A lack of regulatory guidance hampering 5MLD adoption is exposing agents, research revealed.

19 May 2021

Cash payment solicitor lawfully dismissed

A solicitor was lawfully dismissed for gross misconduct after accepting £150 in cash ‘posted’ through his car window, appeal judges ruled

12 May 2021

A heavier burden: certificates of compliance

A new practice direction exposes solicitors to a number of regulatory pitfalls, says Susanna Heley

07 May 2021

Incendiary instructions: a salutary tale

Poor ethical thinking while under pressure can have serious consequences, as Gideon Habel explains

07 May 2021

When no publicity is better than bad publicity

Tracey Calvert raises crucial questions for firms in light of further SRA restrictions on targeted advertising

30 Apr 2021

Lessons from a penitent

It’s hard to say sorry. We lawyers tend to find it harder than most to apologise – it’s not naturally in our nature 

30 Apr 2021

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