Covid-19 resources – we can help

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Reviewing files remotely—a checklist

2020-05-27T09:41:00+01:00By Jacqui Johnson

Jacqui Johnson, a Law Society Lexcel Consultant and Assessor, looks at efficient ways to undertake file audits out of the office. She has been in private practice for over 15 years as a practice manager.

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Working remotely and your Lexcel commitments

2020-04-29T15:29:00+01:00By

Paul McCluskey looks at meeting your Lexcel obligations when we are all still social distancing.

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The 5th AML Directive - are you compliant?

2020-02-26T14:32:00+00:00

The 5th Anti-money Laundering Directive came into force in January, but it seems as though many organisations - law firms included - are lagging behind in their compliance. Dalbir Sahota of Accuity explains what changes and requirements the directive introduces, and what you need to do now to keep in ...

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FAQs - ways of working

2020-09-16T14:55:00+01:00

Our Practice Advice team has put together some of their most frequently asked questions (and answers) on current compliance issues.

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Data protection and Brexit: What’s next?

2019-02-04T11:58:00+00:00

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

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Technology and regulatory compliance

2020-09-03T12:29:00+01:00By Kerry Beynon

Kerry Beynon, Partner at RDP Law, looks at the role of technology in relation to regulatory compliance in a fast-changing world.

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PI insurance – market update

2019-07-30T12:54:00+01:00By Brian Boehmer

Brian Boehmer looks at the current state of the PII market and how you can prepare for renewal.

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Brexit and practising rights

2019-03-25T14:40:00+00:00

Anna Drozd and Betty-Ann Morain look at practice rights in the light of Brexit.

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Ensuring compliance during lockdown

2020-04-23T15:51:00+01:00By

Rebecca Atkinson asks how we can remain compliant during this period of lockdown.

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Solicitors charges – the Ombudsman’s view

2019-08-30T12:36:00+01:00By the Legal Ombudsman

The Legal Ombudsman explains its updated costs guidance.

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Reforming legal services—the final Mayson Report

2020-06-29T09:56:00+01:00

Marzena Lipman, regulatory policy advisor at the Law Society, provides an update on the final Mayson Report on Reforming Legal Services.

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The Mayson Report – an update

2020-03-26T12:18:00+00:00By

Marzena Lipman summarises Stephen Mayson’s report on the regulation of legal services.