Risk and compliance

'Don’t put consumers at risk', Society tells CMA

23 January 2017By

President Robert Bourns spoke at the London School of Economics.


‘Para-law’ firm boasts of bypassing solicitors

20 January 2017By

Legal Case Management says it can hive off the bulk of case work to ‘skilled, unregulated paralegals’.

Solicitor struck off after abandoning his firm

20 January 2017By Gazette reporter

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal rules Mohammed Zahir Uddin’s conduct ‘utterly disgraceful’.

High Court

Insurers lose High Court discount rate challenge

20 January 2017By

ABI accuses the government of ‘caving in’ to the demands of personal injury lawyers.

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Financial regulation: City police

23 January 2017By Elle McDonald

Four years on, the financial services watchdog has yet to convince lawyers representing victims of alleged wrongdoing that it is living up to its rhetoric.

High Court

Duplication of enforcement

16 January 2017

What happens when two professional bodies receive a virtually identical complaint about a member concerning a breach of their rules, code or principles?


Iran: open door?

16 January 2017By Marialuisa Taddia

Iran is the biggest new market to re-enter the global economy in decades. But foreign businesses and their advisers still face formidable obstacles.

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Paul catley

‘Super-exam’ is an article of blind faith

23 January 2017By Paul Catley

A new ‘super-exam’ is designed to open up the profession, but there is no evidence it will.

BOOK REVIEW: COLPs Toolkit (2nd edition)

23 January 2017By David Pickup

This book is a toolkit complete with draft policies, checklists and procedures, all on a CD.


Europe and regulating lawyers

16 January 2017By

Whether we leave the Single Market or not, the direction of travel on lawyer regulation is the same.

Robert bourns

Modernising Chancery Lane

16 January 2017By Robert Bourns

The next phase of the Law Society review will focus on Council.

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