All Feature articles – Page 11

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    Risk outlook

    2023-01-31T14:26:00Z

    Michelle Garlick outlines what’s on the regulatory horizon and sets out what law firms and their employees can expect in the coming year

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    Clarity on enforcement?

    2023-01-31T14:26:00Z

    For the past five years sexual harassment has been a continuing theme in SRA enforcement work. Iain Miller, Jessica Clay and Lucinda Soon consider the most recent guidance

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    Cyber resolutions

    2023-01-31T14:25:00Z

    The use of technology to deliver legal services has increased over recent years and with that comes the need for better cybersecurity. Heather Anson outlines how a cyber resolution for the New Year can help

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    Economic crime scene

    2023-01-31T14:24:00Z

    Jennifer Harper provides an update on the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill, part of the government’s strategy to tackle economic crime and improve transparency over corporate entities

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    All clear

    2023-01-31T14:24:00Z

    In the face of upcoming website checks by the regulator, Andrew Donovan looks at what to do to ensure you are complying with the requirements of the SRA Transparency Rules

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    Surviving a storm

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Douglas Russell and Sally Jones, at Law Society partner Armstong Watson LLP, give their advice on how to manage your firm through difficult economic times

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    Trailblazing solicitors

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    It’s been 100 years since the first women qualified as solicitors in England and Wales. To celebrate this milestone, Dana Denis-Smith looks back at where it all began – with the first women admitted to the roll

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    Under sanction

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    With the announcement that the SRA will be scrutinising firms for sanctions compliance, Anita Clifford considers what firms should be doing to ensure they are meeting the requirements

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    The personal touch

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Victoria Moffatt explains the importance of having a personal brand, and how to get started with building one

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    Mental note

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Following on from recent high-profile tribunal cases involving junior lawyers, Manda Banerji looks at the role of mental health in regulatory outcomes

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    Joined-up thinking

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Andrew Roberts gives his analysis of the current state of the law firm merger market

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    Habits for good leaders

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Thom Dennis outlines the habits that every good leader should adopt, particularly in uncertain business and economic times

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    Follow the money

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Julie Norris outlines key recent developments relating to the regulation of money laundering in the legal sector and the implications for legal practitioners and law firms

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    Fake news

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Susanna Heley considers a real case where a solicitor found themselves in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT). A series of breaches of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Standards and Regulations were alleged, including falsifying posts on social media

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    Disability inclusion

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Reena Parmar shares her experience in the law as a disabled woman from an ethnic minority and a lower socio-economic background, and why intersectional role models are so important

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    The role of compliance

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    As a recent survey reveals that the increasing complexity of compliance is a top concern for more than three-quarters of lawyers, Lucy Trevelyan talks to William Robins, director of compliance and operations at Keystone Law, about the challenges he faces in his role 

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    Underground banking

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Laurence Howland does a deep dive into Chinese underground banking, outlining how it works and how the risk impact on law firms in the UK can be mitigated

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    All in this together

    2023-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Melinda Giles speaks to Simeon Hance about how switching to an employee ownership trust model helped to secure the future of her firm and enhanced social mobility

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    Improving the client experience

    2023-01-13T14:18:00Z Partner content

    Mike Connelly looks at why a positive client experience is a key part of the strategy of a successful law firm, and outlines some top tips on how firms can enhance the way they interact with clients.

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    In the red: debts, insolvency and duties of personal representatives

    2022-12-12T09:18:00Z

    As the cost-of-living crisis and talks of another recession increasingly hit the headlines, Roman Kubiak, partner and head of the Contested Wills, Trusts and Estates team at Hugh James, and Emily Peacock, trainee solicitor, discuss the thorny topic of debts, insolvency and the duties of personal representatives.