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  • Handshake

    Client care - back to basics

    10 January 2019

    Amanda Croxon, senior risk and compliance solicitor at Howard Kennedy, takes a whistle-stop tour of your client care obligations.

  • The Solicitor's regulation authority

    SRA Handbook changes - an update

    10 December 2018

    Marzena Lipman, policy adviser in the Regulatory Affairs Unit gives us an update on the upcoming SRA Handbook changes expected in the spring of next year.

  • change

    Changing times - what's in store for 2019?

    30 November 2018

    Michelle Garlick, partner at Weightmans, looks at what regulatory changes and compliance challenges we can expect in 2019.

  • suitcase of money

    Risk assessments - back to basics

    14 November 2018

    Legal services remain attractive to money launderers and every so often it’s important to check that the fundamental elements of your risk procedure are in place. Pearl Moses revisits the core elements of risk assessments.

  • Price Transparency Toolkit logo

    Price transparency - ready or not?

    14 November 2018 By Sarah Brodie

    In December this year, the SRA Transparency Rules will come into force requiring law firms to publish certain price, service and regulatory information. Sarah Brodie outlines the details.

  • insurance signpost

    Insurance Distribution Directive - ready or not?

    25 September 2018 By Gillian Roche-Saunders

    The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) was implemented on the 1 October 2018. Gillian Roche-Saunders, Partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, looks at the detail

  • GDPR caution keyboard

    GDPR – the first 100 days

    19 September 2018 By Neil Partridge

    Neil Partridge, operations director at PDA Legal and a Lexcel assessor, considers the practical application of data protection in legal practice.

  • Piggy bank

    Using client accounts as banking facilities

    23 August 2018

    Concerns about the improper use of client accounts have prompted the SRA to update their warning notice. We look at the key changes.

  • cyber security

    Do you need cyber insurance?

    20 August 2018

    Following several highly publicised attacks on law firms, including the DLA Piper ransomware attack and the Paradise and Panama Papers data breaches, there has been an uptake in firms buying cyber insurance. James Noon, senior vice president of Paragon International Insurance Brokers Ltd, looks at the options.

  • money laundering

    Risky business – FAQs

    31 July 2018 Updated: 1 August 2018

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service answers some frequently asked questions on anti-money laundering (AML).

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