Paul Bennett is a former sole practitioner, a solicitor, mediator and arbitrator at Aaron and Partners LLP, and a former chair of the Law Society’s Small Firms Division. He is a specialist professional practices and regulatory solicitor who has acted for the UK government regarding financial crime as Attorney General panel counsel for money laundering and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 between 2008 and 2012.
Paul Bennett looks at the ethical aspects of how law firms should manage misconduct, and why the 2019 regulatory changes will mean firms need to manage ethical risk in a new way
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has now submitted its proposed Handbook reforms to the Legal Services Board. Paul Bennett looks at the changes in the new versions, and what you need to do now to get prepared
Mental health problems are a growing issue for every sector, including the law, with its inherent high levels of stress. Paul Bennett looks at how managers in law firms can support their staff to mitigate mental health problems and their effects.