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  • Michelle Garlick

    Walking the line: how to avoid regulatory issues

    4 June 2019

    Balancing your duties as a solicitor can sometimes be tricky. Michelle Garlick reviews the key risks that you need to be aware of, in order to avoid regulatory issues.

  • Sally Mallinson-Ayres - SHU Law

    Success story: student law firm

    4 April 2019

    Sheffield Hallam University has created its own law firm, SHU Law, to offer students ‘real life work experience’ during their studies. We asked Sally Mallinson-Ayres how it will work.

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    Good compliance: how to avoid client complaints

    2 April 2019

    Michelle Garlick offers a quick guide for litigators on how to avoid complaints, focusing on what good compliance and client care look like.

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    SRA delays launch of new regulatory regime to November

    20 March 2019

    The new regulatory regime, replacing the SRA Handbook with new SRA Standards and Regulations, will now come into force on 25 November 2019

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    (Mis)conducting litigation

    11 February 2019

    What do you need to know when engaging with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on questions of professional conduct? Susanna Heley explains.

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    Clear to see: price transparency

    5 December 2018

    On 6 December 2018, new transparency rules come into force requiring law firms to publish certain price, service and regulatory information. Sarah Brodie outlines the details.

  • Alex Hatchman receiving Excellence Award for practice management - October 2018

    Success story: Excellent work

    5 December 2018

    In October 2018, Alex Hatchman was the first person to win the Law Society’s Excellence in Practice Management Award. We asked her about the changes she’s introduced and challenges she faced.

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    No-deal Brexit guidance: civil and commercial cooperation

    7 November 2018

    What action should your firm be taking in a no-deal scenario?

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    Conditional fee agreements: what aren’t you telling them?

    16 October 2018

    In the final instalment of our series on how to avoid professional negligence claims, PJ Kirby considers new business models and the need for informed consent, looking at the case of Herbert v HH Law Ltd [2018] EWHC 580 (QB).

  • Edward Cooke

    Success story: Battling for local justice

    12 October 2018

    Edward Cooke explains what it was like to take on the government and Whitehall juggernaut in a bid to save local court provision in Chichester.

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