Last week the SRA announced it would proceed with controversial proposals to require firms to publish pricing information on their websites. Michael Lonergan, policy adviser, outlines the changes announced.
Deciding to cease practising or change careers can be difficult decisions to make, particularly if you own a law firm. Helen Carr, co-author of the Law Society’s Exit Strategies Toolkit, looks at the personal and practical considerations and the regulatory requirements that should form a part of ...
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are a hot topic following the highly publicised use of them by Harvey Weinstein to keep a lid on any potential sexual harassment claims. Mena Ruparel considers the reporting requirements for solicitors in light of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) warning notice.
The Risk and Compliance Service has done a lot of work providing practical advice on devising a clear ‘action plan’ on how to comply with the GDPR. Pearl Moses looks at conducting an audit to map out all the data your firm holds.
In a year of momentous regulatory change, Neil Partridge, Operations Director of PDA Legal and a Lexcel assessor, looks at the upcoming changes to Lexcel.
Pearl Moses looks at the requirement of data subject access requests and how to manage them.
Andrew McWhir, Policy Advisor at the Law Society, looks at whether your firm will need to appoint a data protection officer.
We answer some frequently asked questions on the upcoming GDPR
Insight from this year’s Risk and Compliance Conference which took place in March.
The Law Society held a symposium, ‘Owning up to Mistakes’ and during one of its workshop sessions Pearl Moses led a lively discussion on honesty, integrity and how to deal with mistakes when they inevitably happen. She offers her top tips here.