Pearl Moses reflects on her experience with diversity and inclusion in the legal sector and although she says the profession is changing, bias remains an issue
Andrea Cohen outlines what’s on the regulatory horizon and sets out what should be on your risk radar in the coming year
Tracey Calvert outlines what’s on the regulator’s radar for the coming year and sets out some action points on how to be proactive in planning for compliance challenges
Jonathon Bray looks at some cases where inaction on client matters resulted in disciplinary action in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. He outlines how to avoid the risks.
Piers Winton, Director at Paragon International Insurance Brokers, summarises the Building Safety Act and outlines the risks it poses for law firms
Ryan Senior and Piers Winton from Paragon International discuss the upcoming professional indemnity insurance renewal and outline how to mitigate your risks
Jonathon Bray looks at proposals that law firms with toxic workplace cultures may face disciplinary action in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
The recently introduced Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 aims to tackle concerns around “dirty money” being used to purchase UK property and improve transparency on ownership, particularly of overseas buyers. Pearl Moses looks at the detail.
Todd Davison, Managing Director of Purbeck Insurance, explains why personal guarantees are becoming a feature of the professional indemnity insurance market and what the partners and leaders of small and medium sized law firms and LLPs can do to mitigate the risk.
Janet Noble reports on the Risk and Compliance 2021 virual conference
Piers Winton considers the current landscape for PII renewal and gives some tips on getting the best deal for your firm.
Our Practice Advice Service answers some commonly asked questions on compliance matters.
Beaulah Ince, Risk and Compliance Assistant at the Law Society, provides top tips for getting the most from your membership.
Marzena Lipman, regulatory policy advisor at the Law Society, provides an update on the final Mayson Report on Reforming Legal Services.
Deborah Witkiss examines how case management systems can help practices to manage a safe return to the workplace.
To help you keep up with ever-changing AML requirements, Accuity provides five actionable steps to help manage compliance and respond quickly to developments.
The recent SRA Guidance on conflicts has little to say about how the Code of Conduct for Solicitors applies to residential conveyancing. Fiona Feu, Director of My Compliance Colleague, takes a look.
Jonathan Angell and Matthew Gooden look at the current state of the PII market.
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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