All Feature articles – Page 4

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    Burn notice

    2023-10-17T00:00:00Z

    Philippa Hann provides some tips on how to manage staff burnout and a busy workload in your firm

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    Standard bearers

    2023-10-05T11:22:00Z

    The challenge for any profession is to ensure that its members not only meet the requisite standard to be admitted into the profession, but also that they maintain those standards. This is partly from self-interest – the pride of a profession of the standard which distinguishes it ...

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    A fair hearing?

    2023-10-05T09:50:00Z

    Susanna Heley and Nigel West consider the SRA’s recent guidance on its approach to fines and decision-making in disciplinary cases, and outline some of the practical issues this raises

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    AI risk landscape

    2023-10-05T09:27:00Z

    Jessica Clay looks at the regulatory landscape developing for the use of artificial intelligence in England and Wales and around the world

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    Time’s up

    2023-10-05T08:45:00Z

    Julie Norris and Alfie Cranmer of Kingsley Napley LLP provide a timeline of recent developments in anti-money laundering and sanction procedures

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    Banking on it

    2023-10-05T08:26:00Z

    Jonathon Bray considers why a solicitor’s client account cannot be used as a ‘banking facility’ – and how to stay safe

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    Copyright and ESG: Ethical imperatives for compliance and responsibility

    2023-10-02T09:12:00Z Partner content

    Colin Hulme, head of intellectual property (IP) at Burness Paull, considers the impact of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) programmes on the observance of copyright by corporates

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    Sanctions – new prohibitions

    2023-09-27T00:00:00Z

    Julie Norris and Alfie Cranmer provide an update on changes to sanctions affecting those providing legal advisory services in the UK

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    Flexibility in practice

    2023-09-27T00:00:00Z

    Nicola Darfoor, corporate communications manager at the Law Society, speaks to members at law firms about their experience of flexible working

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    Enterprise, everywhere

    2023-09-27T00:00:00Z

    Harriet Revington and Claire Hawley consider the impact of the spring budget on real estate tax measures and the property sector

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    Conference call

    2023-09-27T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Robinson summarises this year’s private client annual conference

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    Language barriers

    2023-09-27T00:00:00Z

    Léa Maynard looks at the three different kinds of French will, and the practical language considerations at play in each

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    AI – the data risks

    2023-09-27T00:00:00Z

    With artificial intelligence much in the news lately, Robert Bond considers the data protection risks it presents to law firms

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    Weight of responsibility

    2023-09-18T00:00:00Z

    New guidance has been introduced on fire safety and new responsibilities for the responsible person. Hannah Eales and Christina Orthodoxou outline what you need to know

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    Rent reforms

    2023-09-18T00:00:00Z

    The Renters (Reform) Bill is currently making its way through parliament. Matthew Bonye and Shanna Davison of Herbert Smith Freehills consider the proposals for change

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    Rates and wrongs

    2023-09-18T00:00:00Z

    Andrew Cammish and Carl Roche outline the business rates relief available to charities, and consider the impact of a recent Supreme Court case for property practitioners

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    A private function

    2023-09-18T00:00:00Z

    In February 2023, the Supreme Court held that visual intrusion by the viewing gallery in the Tate Modern’s Blavatnik Building was a private nuisance against those living in a nearby block of flats. Joanna Williams and Joseph Skilton consider the impact of the verdict

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    Safety first

    2023-09-18T00:00:00Z

    The Building Safety Act is evolving as it is brought into force. Mark Roach and Harriet Hawkins explore the latest developments

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    Feeling flushed?

    2023-09-18T00:00:00Z

    Jennifer Woodruff considers the regulations around septic tanks that property practitioners should be aware of when advising clients

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    In good company?

    2023-09-18T00:00:00Z

    Kayleigh Brown provides an update on the requirements under the Economic Crime Act to register overseas entities, and how it relates to registration of trusts