Risk & Compliance

A heavier burden: certificates of compliance

A new practice direction exposes solicitors to a number of regulatory pitfalls, says Susanna Heley

07 May 2021 | Regulation

Incendiary instructions: a salutary tale

Poor ethical thinking while under pressure can have serious consequences, as Gideon Habel explains

07 May 2021 | Risk & Compliance

When no publicity is better than bad publicity

Tracey Calvert raises crucial questions for firms in light of further SRA restrictions on targeted advertising

30 Apr 2021 | Regulators

Lessons from a penitent

It’s hard to say sorry. We lawyers tend to find it harder than most to apologise – it’s not naturally in our nature 

30 Apr 2021 | Finance

Cubism idealist founder struck off for dishonesty

Cubism Law founder struck off after 'cracking' under the strain of financial problems, then misappropriating client funds

20 Apr 2021 | Regulation

EY research report predicts post-pandemic rise in litigation  

While many businesses have utilised ADR during the pandemic, research suggests litigation will be back in 2021

19 Apr 2021 | ADR & Mediation

SRA consults on cyber loss cover

The SRA is consulting on the inclusion of a cyber loss cover clause in the minimum terms and conditions (MTC) of firms' PII

16 Apr 2021 | CILEx

Thieving accountant banned from legal profession

Victoria Brown was jailed and banned from working in the legal profession after stealing £400,000 from Clyde & Co

16 Apr 2021 | CILEx

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