July 2021

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Mental note


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



SQE – ready or not?


Melissa Hardee outlines what to expect with the introduction of the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination this autumn

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Doing business in the EU

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The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement will greatly affect the way we do business with the EU. Jessica Clay and Ilda de Sousa look at the impact on solicitors


Strength in diversity


As firms prepare to update workplace diversity data for the SRA, Bola Gibson considers the opportunities for firms to reap the benefits of creating a diverse and inclusive office culture

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Dare to compare?


The SRA is conducting a pilot scheme which aims to further improve the information available to the public when choosing a legal services provider. Pearl Moses poses some questions to Tracy Vegro on what firms might expect

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Working progress


As we return to a more flexible model of working, Amy Bell looks at how to manage complex work patterns and remain compliant

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Free and easy?

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Paul Bennett and Bronwen Still consider freelance practice, the pros and cons for those contemplating it and the extent to which it has made its mark on the legal services market

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