New Year… a time for resolutions, for predictions about the year ahead, for reflection and hopes, for joining gyms – and visiting them occasionally. This article will have none of that! There are no dreams here – only nightmares better suited to Halloween.

'Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.'

The Christmas quiz season is over, like turkey or mushroom risotto, so there are no prizes for guessing that Groucho Marx said this. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has principles – namely, the SRA Principles 2019 (formerly, the SRA Principles 2011). If we solicitors don't like them … well, it’s tough – ...

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