Tribunal required to reconsider penalties after successful appeal by SRA.
Regulators given until end of June to show how they will ensure consumers have more information when choosing a provider.
SRA’s distinction between dishonesty and a lack of integrity ‘intellectually virtually impossible to understand’, says judge.
Lee Hull also admitted to backdating letters to clients which were never sent.
Millennials for whom the use of technology is almost an unconscious reflex must be in the sights of firms drawing up and revising social media and marketing policies.
Risk and compliance conference: Don’t leave ethics to compliance officers, leading risk expert warns
Francis Dingwall warned 300 fellow solicitors gathered for this year’s Law Society Risk and Compliance conference not to ‘contract out’ ethical issues to compliance officers acting in isolation.
Law firms whose bottom line may be affected by Brexit must have a ‘plan B’ to reassure regulators they are preparing for the fallout.
The SRA wants to know the price of everything - but the law is not a fruit ‘n’ veg stall down the market.
Regulator’s decision to exclude public and press from meetings removes vital check and balance on the powers of a tax-raising body
A European Commission consultation on whistleblower protection raises important questions of legal professional privilege.