Risk and compliance

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Net closes on solicitors involved in bogus holiday claims

20 July 2017By

Claims management regulator reveals fresh efforts to stamp out rogue elements of industry.

Railing decorations outside Law Society HQ Chancery Lane

MoJ backs 'current framework' for regulation

19 July 2017By

Legal Services Board told to address perception it has over-extended its remit.

Barrister who concealed SDT ruling disbarred

18 July 2017By

Chukwuma Emele failed to give details about previous misdemeanours in his application to become a barrister.

Dr Jane Martin chair, Legal Services Consumer Panel

Public satisfied with lawyers - but consumer panel still not happy

18 July 2017By

Satisfaction levels and trust in lawyers rising slightly, while unbundling is failing to take off.

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Fear and loathing

PII special: Science of compliance

3 July 2017By Paul Bennett

COLP and COFA roles are much-maligned but they have successfully focused firms on risk.

Chris Daw QC

The emperor has no clothes – time to scrap the Serious Fraud Office

9 June 2017By Chris Daw

SFO failings need to be resolved, regardless of the fate of Conservative intention to merge with NCA.

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Whitlam’s Law: Time to change outmoded drink-driving laws

21 July 2017By Amy Clowrey

Law must give prosecutors ability to catch those drink-driving on private land.

John hyde

When lawyers feel scared to do their job, mob rule edges closer

14 July 2017By

Threats against lawyers in the Charlie Gard case show the dangers we’re moving towards.

John hyde

Sure, force firms to publish prices. But what good will it do?

30 June 2017By

Other service providers are brilliant at publishing prices, but consumers are arguably no better informed.

John hyde

How dare lawyers want control of their business

15 June 2017By

The Legal Services Board is not happy with the state of the market. Naturally lawyers are to blame.

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