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Risk and Compliance Service

Welcome to the Risk and Compliance Service - the Law Society's service for people who manage compliance

We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of risk and compliance, for our regular members-only e-newsletters

We are pleased to introduce a new series of ‘Podcasts with Pearl’. Aiming to keep you up-to-date, these short audio discussions will look at some of the key challenges in the current compliance space.

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Inclusive webinars

Risk and Compliance Service members get access to free and discounted webinars and events throughout the year.

Our new inclusive member webinars for 2019 include the following:


Webinar: What does a quality risk assessment look like? (OnDemand)

Listen to members of the Law Society’s AML Task force discuss ‘quality’ risk assessments with Pearl Moses.

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Webinar: The SRA Principles and the place of ethics (4 June)

This webinar will explore the ethical dilemmas that arise for solicitors and compliance professionals in light of the new Standards.

More webinars and events

The events below are available for a reduced rate for members of the Risk and Compliance Service.

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Compliance forums for COLPs and COFAs - SRA Standards and Regulations (London, various dates in 2019)

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) will be issuing new Standards and Regulations later this year which will replace the SRA Handbook and reduce it in length by about two-thirds.

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Compliance support forum for in-house lawyers (London, 2 July 2019)

This forum provides an update on the in-house lawyer’s current compliance position with discussions about common conduct and practising conundrums and suggestions for an appropriate and proportionate response.

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Risk and Compliance autumn conference 2019 (Bristol, 12 September)

The conference will examine the current compliance issues that are affecting firms and legal departments and features a mix of plenary sessions and a choice of concurrent workshops that will help you achieve best practice in compliance.

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From July 2019 your membership will include the quarterly Legal Compliance magazine.

Benefits of Membership*

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Designed specifically for COLPs, COFAs and MLROs, your package includes:

  • A monthly Risk and Compliance e-newsletter
  • Unlimited access to all the content on our website including news and jobs.
  • Access to the Law Society’s 'Safe Harbour' initiative
  • Four free webinars
  • Inclusive podcasts on current compliance topics
  • Subscription to the quarterly Legal Compliance magazine
  • 20 per cent discount on relevant Law Society publications, conferences and seminars.

You can book membership for an individual or for designated members of your team for access to all these benefits.

* See Service terms and conditions

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