Risk and compliance

Lord sumption

Supreme Court victory for FCA in banker identification case

22 March 2017By

Highest court overturned ruling that executive’s identity was wrongly exposed.

Wanda goldwag

New Legal Ombudsman chair wants online portal for complaints

22 March 2017By

Wanda Goldwag also urges her organisation to seek the ‘consensus’ of lawyers subject to regulation.

Fraser matcham

Universities back McKenzie friend portal

22 March 2017By

BPP and University of Westminster support student's bid to connect litigants and McKenzies.

Dr Jane Martin chair, Legal Services Consumer Panel

Consumer watchdog voices caution on transparency drive

22 March 2017By

'Too much information can make decision-making worse,' warns regulator - legal profession should look at how other sectors have adapted to sharing data on prices and quality.

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Rights of audience rules

21 March 2017By Len Crowder

How do two recent judgments affect barristers acting as solicitor’s agents?


Casting the net wider

6 March 2017By Jenny Barker

The ongoing expansion of corporate criminal liability carries new risks for legal advisers.


South Korean legal market: life and Seoul

27 February 2017By Marialuisa Taddia

South Korea is taking longer than expected to liberalise its legal market and Brexit has complicated matters further.

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Whistleblowing and lawyers

20 March 2017By

A European Commission consultation on whistleblower protection raises important questions of legal professional privilege.

Roger Smith

Notes on a scandal

13 March 2017By Roger Smith

Solicitors can learn valuable lessons from the Phil Shiner affair.

John hyde

SRA and transparency: 'do as we say, not as we do'

9 March 2017By

The regulator is vulnerable to accusations of hypocrisy after shutting out the public and journalists.

Iain miller

The future for solicitor regulation

27 January 2017By Iain Miller

It is clear from the first few weeks of the year that familiar themes will dominate the discussion around regulation in 2017.

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