Professor Richard Moorhead has criticised the Law Society’s guidance on the use of non-disclosure agreements describing it as “disappointing” and lacking “ethical leadership”. 

Professor Richard Moorhead has criticised the Law Society’s guidance on the use of non-disclosure agreements describing it as “disappointing” and lacking “ethical leadership”. 

Moorhead’s remarks were submitted in oral evidence to the House of Commons’ women and equalities committee on 13 March, as part of its inquiry into the use of NDAs in discrimination cases.

Summarising the approach of the regulators Moorhead was least critical of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

He said it had “acted quickly to tackle the problems first emerging with NDAs in harassment cases” but that there was room for improvement to their warning note on the matter.

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Hannah Gannagé-Stewart
Deputy Editor
Solicitors Journal

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