Practice Management: Risk & Compliance

SRA: extra vigilance required in face of covid-heightened risks

The regulator has warned law firms to be more vigilant than ever in the face of key risks in the covid-19 climate
 

23 Nov 2020

Death of the privacy shield

Suzanne Dibble considers the implications for data controllers following the ruling invalidating the privacy shield

23 Nov 2020

Unmeritorious court applications

One of the few new entries into the SRA code was not to waste the court’s time, says Susanna Heley 
 

19 Nov 2020

Time for change

Susanna Heley explains why she is not convinced a fitness to practice regime is the way forward

05 Nov 2020

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

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