Practice Management: Risk & Compliance

Lockdown no excuse: court refuses to rectify error after claim form ‘slipped through the net’

A trainee ommitted to attach the claim form to the service email

23 Apr 2021

Cubism idealist founder struck off for dishonesty

Cubism Law founder struck off after 'cracking' under the strain of financial problems, then misappropriating client funds

20 Apr 2021

EY research report predicts post-pandemic rise in litigation  

While many businesses have utilised ADR during the pandemic, research suggests litigation will be back in 2021

19 Apr 2021

SRA consults on cyber loss cover

The SRA is consulting on the inclusion of a cyber loss cover clause in the minimum terms and conditions (MTC) of firms' PII

16 Apr 2021

Thieving accountant banned from legal profession

Victoria Brown was jailed and banned from working in the legal profession after stealing £400,000 from Clyde & Co

16 Apr 2021

Solicitor fined after sale of elderly client’s property to 34-year-old fraudster

The solicitor acted for both parties to the transaction where a 'clear conflict' existed

15 Apr 2021

SRA plans to cut compensation fund opposed

SRA plans to cut the maximum compensation fund from £2m to £500,000 face rejection by the LSB

14 Apr 2021

Covid-status certification: Law Society calls for clarity

The covid-status certification scheme would use vaccination or testing data to confirm covid-risk in various workplace settings

08 Apr 2021

What’s the problem with transparency?

Susan Humble considers the SRA transparency rules and why firms should be proud of their prices

01 Apr 2021

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