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Risk and Compliance Service


Articles, guidance and best practice insight to help you manage regulatory and compliance issues

Top tips

Our 'top tips' series gives you some practical advice on everyday compliance issues. Service members get access to all our features and other exclusive content.

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Submitting a SAR

Top tips on submitting a successful SAR.


Email Scams

Top tips on how to protect your firm against email scams.

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Risk assessments - key risk factors

Top tips on how to carry out a successful firm-wide risk assessment.


Owning up to mistakes - what’s the right thing to do?

Top tips on how to remedy mistakes when they are made.

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AML crackdown?Subscription

28 March 2019

Helena Mumdzjana gives us a quick update on professional body supervisors’ approach to money laundering and risk assessments.

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Risk and Compliance conference 2019

28 March 2019

Janet Noble gives a summary of last month’s Risk and Compliance conference.

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Brexit and practising rightsSubscription

25 March 2019

Anna Drozd and Betty-Ann Morain of the Joint Brussels Office of the Law Societies look at practice rights in the light of Brexit.

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SRA Price and Transparency Rules - the impact so farSubscription

25 February 2019

Iain Miller, partner at Kingsley Napley, considers the impact of the SRA’s price transparency requirements.

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SRA Accounts Rules 2019 - the key changesSubscription

25 February 2019

Andrew Allen, head of legal sector at PKF Francis Clark, looks at the anticipated changes to the Accounts Rules under the forthcoming SRA Standards and Regulations.

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Data protection and Brexit - what's next?Subscription

4 February 2019

Our technology policy officer Tim Hill looks at what happens with data protection should there be a no-deal Brexit.

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Lexcel update - what's new?Subscription

24 January 2019

Grahame Davidson, director of the Professional Services Group at commercial insurance brokers Aon updates us on regulatory changes to the Lexcel Standard.


Client care - back to basicsSubscription

10 January 2019

Amanda Croxon, senior risk and compliance solicitor at Howard Kennedy, takes a whistle-stop tour of your client care obligations.

Previous features from the Risk and Compliance Service

Benefits of Membership*

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  • A monthly Risk and Compliance e-newsletter, dealing with the latest regulatory and compliance issues
  • Access to the Law Society’s 'Safe Harbour' initiative, providing written guidance to compliance officers on the materiality of a breach
  • Access to four free webinars

As well as:

  • 20 per cent discount on subscriptions to the Legal Compliance Bulletin
  • 20 per cent discount on relevant Law Society publications

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