- Civil Litigation
- Ethnic Minority Lawyers
- Human Rights
- Junior Lawyers
The events below are available for a reduced rate for members of the Risk and Compliance Service.
Traditionally in-house lawyers have had a long-distance relationship with the SRA but this is no longer possible. Recent changes in the law, and with the introduction of the SRA Handbook, mean that in-house practice is of greater interest to the regulator than ever before and ignorance of compliance requirements is a risky position to sustain.
Law firms and in-house legal departments are obvious and attractive targets for cyber attacks due to the sensitive information they hold.
These seminars will provide an in-depth analysis of how proposed regulatory changes will affect property practitioners and conveyancers in 2016. Free of charge to Property Section members!
The changes to continuing professional development will be mandatory from 1 November 2016. Nicola Jones and Jane Green-Armytage look at how firms are responding, and the pros and cons of adapting the old regime versus embracing a competency-based approach.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) have published a discussion paper this week as part of their continued efforts to review and reform client financial protection arrangements.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service answers some frequently asked questions on AML, due diligence, and professional negligence
We round up the changes to the SRA’s CPD scheme, how it could affect your firm, and what you need to do now if you want to move to the new scheme or continue with the current one
As part of the Home Office’s campaign to raise awareness around solicitors being used to assist organised crime groups, Karen Bradley, MP, minister for modern slavery and organised crime, outlines the impact of a new offence of participation in organised crime groups’ criminal activities.
The links below will take you to www.lawgazette.co.uk
Consumer bodies raise concerns over plans to allow solicitors to practise in unregulated entities.
Chancery Lane was responding to additional questions from the Competition and Markets Authority on reserved legal activities.