July’s meeting of the Law Society Council was the first for new president Joe Egan.
The practising certificates of Singh and Roberts are suspended as a result of the intervention.
Price’s practising certificate has been suspended as a result of the intervention.
The practising certificates of Agada and Weston have been suspended as a result of the intervention.
Majid’s current practising certificate has been suspended with immediate effect.
The Modern Slavery Act, Brexit and measuring performance were among key themes at this year’s conference of the Law Society’s In-house Division.
Kicking off the Gazette’s PII special focus, Eduardo Reyes highlights the distinguishing characteristics of this year’s ‘benign’ renewal season.
Only a third of solicitors are aware that the Solicitors Indemnity Fund closes in 2020. Look at your cover!
Law firms are seen as soft targets by criminals so prepare for the worst.
COLP and COFA roles are much-maligned but they have successfully focused firms on risk.
Insurers should come clean on specific behaviours giving rise to claims.
Arbitration has never been bigger business, but the ‘traditional’ centres face stiff competition. Marialuisa Taddia reports
Can in-house lawyers be a moral compass for the organisations which employ them, or should general counsel ‘have the back’ of the CEO and the board?
The Judicial College offers invaluable e-training that sharpens the skills of judges and bolsters their battered morale.
A solicitor can return from a sabbatical refreshed and brimming with ideas. The experience can leave a lasting imprint on a law firm’s culture too.
The Law Society Council met in Cardiff for their annual meeting.
Despite new arbitration and enforcement laws in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf States, and even Dubai, remain difficult jurisdictions for the enforcement of judgments and international arbitral awards.
Helping people navigate their lives can be immensely rewarding, hears Grania Langdon-Down, but where is the next generation of private client solicitors?
Practitioner Akram failed to comply with the SRA Principles 2011 and the SRA Code of Conduct 2011.
Firm failed to comply with the SRA Accounts Rules 2011 and SRA Principles 2011.
SRA intervening after partnership’s failure to comply with the rules made under sections 31 and 32 of the Solicitors Act 1974 (as amended).
Partnership suspended from practice with immediate effect.
Negotiating the matrix of legal AI - what firms need to consider when implementing the latest technology.
What does a chief executive seek from their general counsel? Hays plc’s CEO Alistair Cox wants a confidante and critical friend.
Law firms must be innovative with charging structures to exploit rising demand from 5.5 million SMEs.
Professionals are demanding flexible working – and legal employers which have responded claim excellent results
In the first instalment of a regular Gazette feature, Peter Wright considers how law firms should approach their IT investment
Brexit and the crisis of confidence in the EU are creating uncertainty for foreign lawyers based in the Belgian capital. But business is brisk, reports Marialuisa Taddia
As different jurisdictions vie for business, Brexit is beginning to look like a serious own goal for insolvency and restructuring practitioners. Marialuisa Taddia reports
The Law Society must go further than help solicitors meet basic ‘competence’ requirements, providing services to help members develop and progress their careers, Society president Robert Bourns told the annual Law Management Section conference last month.
Efforts by law firms to stand out by defining their ‘values’ and purpose commonly fail through lack of management commitment, the former head of customer service at iconic department store chain John Lewis told the conference.
Ransomware features in half of all cybercrime reports to the police where a business suffers an attack on its computer system, a senior City police officer told the conference.
‘A tower of turnover falls over.’
Law firm marketing should lead on themes which matter to the firm and its people rather than the selling of ‘hard law’, a prize-winning regional law firm advised.
Law firms are disproportionately represented in claims related to disability discrimination and workplace health, according to a niche law firm specialising in such claims.
India will be one of our most important trade partners post-Brexit, but foreign firms are still not allowed to open offices there.
Clients are are in the vanguard of the ‘great legal reformation’ which is transforming the way law firms work
Four years on, practitioners assess the impact of Jackson LJ’s civil litigation reforms and assess the need for further reform.