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    Webinar: Making legal information accessible – why and how? (13 September 2022)

    2022-07-20T09:49:00Z

    Join this webinar to learn how to provide accessible information, to break down barriers faced by disabled people.

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    Held to account

    2022-07-14T08:48:00Z

    Jayne Willetts considers how the introduction of flexibility in the regulator’s approach to the SRA Accounts Rules is working in terms of breaches

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    A fine thing?

    2022-07-14T08:07:00Z

    Robert Forman outlines the SRA’s plan to increase and extend the fines it can issue to regulated solicitors

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    Economic transparency

    2022-07-14T08:06:00Z

    Rebecca Atkinson outlines what the new Economic Crime Act covers, how it impacts your firm and considers what’s next

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    Performance indicators

    2022-07-14T08:05:00Z

    Peter Scott considers law firm performance measures in light of the SRA’s recent thematic review on workplace culture

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    Under sanction

    2022-07-14T08:04:00Z

    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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    Navigating the regulatory maze

    2022-06-30T14:56:00Z

    Rebecca Atkinson outlines some recent regulatory changes and and provides some signposts for further reading.

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    Attract talent by marketing your firm and identifying your brand

    2022-06-15T13:41:00Z

    Michelle Howard explores how your firm’s brand is key to attracting the best talent in a highly competitive recruitment market

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    Laying the groundwork

    2022-06-15T10:08:00Z

    Matthew Weal reflects on whether the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 represents a move towards the government’s stated aim of fairer and more affordable leasehold ownership

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    Lend a handbook

    2022-06-15T08:42:00Z

    Changes to Part 2 of the Lenders Handbook happen on a regular basis and are not always immediately obvious. Peter Rodd outlines how to keep up to date

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    Leasehold reform?

    2022-06-15T08:00:00Z

    Reforming leasehold ownership of residential property in England and Wales is on the government’s agenda, but how far its proposals will work in practice remains to be seen. Lucy Trevelyan looks at what is likely to change, and when

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    On our agenda

    2022-06-14T11:08:00Z

    Michael Draper provides an update on the current work of the Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee

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    Work to live

    2022-06-14T10:57:00Z

    Phil Parkinson outlines the complexities in the conversion of commercial premises for residential purposes, and what to consider when advising landlords

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    Back to the source

    2022-06-13T18:13:00Z

    Anita Clifford considers the money laundering risks associated with digital assets and the implications for the regulated legal sector

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    Shared interest

    2022-06-13T15:05:00Z

    David Keighley looks at how shared ownership works in practice, including recent revisions to the model lease and how these differ from previous versions

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    Becoming a successful, modern law firm

    2022-06-13T15:01:00Z Sponsored content Osprey Approach

    Chris Pucci, CEO at Osprey Approach, gives his tips on the fundamental business practices modern law firms must adopt to succeed

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    On the safe side

    2022-06-13T14:45:00Z

    As the Building Safety Bill receives royal assent and becomes the Building Safety Act 2022, James Muller and Richard Vaughan consider some of the latest changes together with the key provisions of the act as a whole

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    A word of caution

    2022-06-13T13:44:00Z

    The regulator has issued guidance to help practitioners understand their obligations when advising on leasehold matters. Tracey Calvert considers the issues

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    Into relief

    2022-06-13T11:06:00Z

    Sean Randall explains what changes to expect in stamp duty relief for purchases of multiple dwellings

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    Private client round-up: CFO interest rates, HMCTS letter and lost wills

    2022-06-10T14:15:00Z

    Lesley King considers the recent hot topic issues in the private sphere including the interest rates increase for the Courts Fund Office, submission of a IHT400 and a recent case on lost wills.