Practice Management: Risk & Compliance

Successfully navigating online comparison and review

Emma Walker explores the implications of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s recent guidance on publishing information.

02 Aug 2021

SDLT: market and conveyancers burning up and out

Susan Humble warns tired conveyancers to tread carefully over coming months when it comes to compliance

10 Jun 2021

Money laundering: lawyers may be prosecuted for failure to disclose even where no crime

CPS guidance update has clarified circumstances in which regulated professionals may be prosecuted 

07 Jun 2021

Lessons for novices – and leaders

Tracey Calvert likens the initial strangeness of sailing to the experience of newcomers to law firms

03 Jun 2021

Impecunious solicitor struck off after refusing to attend hearing

A solicitor on the verge of bankruptcy has been struck off for dishonesty and said he would appeal

02 Jun 2021

Creating a culture to support mental health

Firms that foster trust with partners and employees is not just good people management, it is good risk management as Susanna Heley explains

28 May 2021

The PII race: get fit or be left behind

Planning for this year’s PII renewal is like preparing for an Ironman triathlon, as Chris Marston explains

27 May 2021

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

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