Ethics and Compliance

Partners in crime?

Susanna Heley considers that clients may not be the only victims when a trusted partner commits fraud.

Equality matters

Since many of us are working from home at the moment, can law firms take their foot off the gas when it comes to equality and diversity? The answer is a fi

12 Apr 2021 | Ethics and Compliance

Dental regulator pays damages after unlawful undercover operation

A ficticious scenario created by investigators breached human rights and data protection law

12 Apr 2021 | Ethics and Compliance

Dealing with NDAs: Far from settled

Advising on NDAs raises a number of ethical considerations, as Emma Walker explains

01 Apr 2021 | Contracts & Rights

Money laundering: SRA refers £200m of suspected criminal proceeds to NCA

The SRA made 26 SARs to the NCA between January and October 2020 and cryptocurrency could become an issue

31 Mar 2021 | CILEx

Solicitor struck off for dishonesty

A sole practitioner has been struck off for dishonesty after using client money to pay off his firm’s debts

06 Jan 2021 | Ethics and Compliance

Beckwith: SRA’s credibility questioned following chair’s statement

Solicitors have accused the SRA of arrogance and questioned its credibility following its response to the Beckwith appeal.
 

23 Dec 2020 | Ethics and Compliance

AML: standing together

Gideon Habel welcomes the regulator’s increased focus on an insidious area of criminal activity 

16 Dec 2020 | Ethics and Compliance

What’s wellbeing got to do with ethics?

Wellbeing is the foundation for effective legal practice, as Emma Walker explains

05 Nov 2020 | Career development

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