The new briefing will help you get a better understanding of what the changes were, why they were announced, and initial points to consider for risk and compliance within your practice.
The Law Commission is reviewing the anti-money laundering regime in Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the counter-terrorism financing regime in Part 3 of the Terrorism Act 2000, in order to make the consent regime more effective
How can you protect your firm from a data breach? We ask Peter Wright, member of the Law Society’s Technology and Law Committee, about the latest trends in cyber and IT security risk in a post-GDPR world
Last week, the SRA announced a series of decisions on the outcome of its Handbook reforms. Marzena Lipman, policy adviser at the Law Society, gives an overview of the changes.
Under new proposals confirmed by the SRA, law firms will now be required to publish the prices they charge. This will cover conveyancing, probate, motoring offences, immigration advice and the cost of bringing claims before an employment tribunal.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is pushing ahead with rule changes that will create different tiers of regulation within the solicitor profession. The Law Societry has urged the Legal Services Board (LSB) to reject these proposals.
Cutting back mandatory professional indemnity insurance (PII) for solicitors would be bad for partners, law firm employees and clients alike, the Law Society has said in response to proposals to a Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) consultation.
This consultation is about delivering a strong business environment - a key foundation of the Industrial Strategy - by seeking views on new proposals to strengthen and update the legal framework governing limited partnerships. The views of the following people and organisations would be particularly useful:
The Law Society has put together a briefing for members on the SRA’s current PII consultation.
The 12th annual Excellence Awards promise to be the biggest and most impressive yet, taking place at a striking new venue – Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London.