The Law Society Gazette has published a sponsored supplement on cybersecurity issues for law firms
The Law Society has called for an independent government inspector to enforce workplace rights, employment statuses and rights to be clearly defined in a single piece of law, and for large employers to report publicly on their employment practices
News that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is set to push ahead with changes to the rules governing solicitors has been greeted with dismay by the Law Society.
The SRA published a consultation on proposed changes to the Handbook for solicitor and firm regulation on 1 June. We believe that the proposals, if accepted, will leave clients and consumers with less protection and could result in a ‘two-tier’ solicitor profession
The Solicitors Regulation Authority is consulting on major changes to the SRA Handbook. Law Society chief executive Catherine Dixon outlines the risks the proposals present to the legal profession and to clients
The City of London’s Economic Crime Prevention Centre has provided advice for solicitors on tackling scams targeted at solicitors’ firms. The article discusses common types of scams and offers practical prevention advice.
SRA set to review the Accounts Rules this spring - let us have your views to form our policy position
The Law Society has published guidance for solicitors to help them adapt to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s new learning and development regime, known as ‘Continuing Competence’
The Law Society has launched the first of a suite of interactive ethical scenarios, through its online continuing professional development centre, to support solicitors to recognise and navigate difficult situations they may encounter in their professional lives
The current CPD system is being replaced by the continuing competence scheme. Our updated practice note explains the transitional arrangements and gives advice on how to get the most from your CPD activities