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Here are some sample articles from the Risk and Compliance Service. Service members get access to all our features and other exclusive content.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service is a team of experienced solicitors who have all worked in private practice. They help members with questions about practice and procedure on a wide variety of subjects.
Peter Wright is a Solicitor and Managing Director of Digital Law UK. He is the author of the Cyber Security Toolkit (Law Society Publishing, 2016).
Mandeep Nagra, risk and compliance advisor, reports on the recent conference.
The clocks have gone forward, Easter is upon us and Pearl Moses looks at what you can do to spring clean your compliance policies and procedures.
One of the weak links in providing an effective barrier against cyber attacks is the use of passwords. Janet Noble looks at some important steps your staff can take to minimise risk.
The SRA’s consultation on the use of waivers to allow greater innovation otherwise blocked by the rules closes this week. Bronwen Still takes a look.
The risks which law firms and their management and compliance teams have to address is constantly changing. Drawing on the experience of the past year for context, Frank Maher looks at a selection of these to consider some of the key areas of risk for the rest of 2017.
Sanjay Basra of our Advisory Service provides a follow-up to last month’s article relating to the key proposed changes to the SRA Handbook in 2017/18. He looks at the provisions allowing solicitors to provide unreserved services from organisations not authorised by the SRA.
Are you ready? Sanjay Basra of the Risk and Compliance Advisory team provides a quick summary of the extensive changes to the SRA Handbook proposed for 2017/18.
Iain Miller, partner at Kingsley Napley, outlines what he sees as key issues in the regulatory landscape for the rest of the year.
Even at senior levels, file audits can be seen as a non-chargeable irritation to be avoided, put off, or given only cursory attention. Hillary Stephenson of Weightmans explains that there is another way of looking at them.
Sarah Mumford and Gillian Watson look at an activity that every law firm undertakes but is little written about from the perspective of practical compliance.