Risk and compliance

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Ban for 'cavalier' solicitor who sat in on client's medical

17 December 2018By

Bradford practitioner also acted dishonestly in seeking to influence ex-partner’s evidence.

CMCs will change regulator from April 2019.

City watchdog tells claims farmers new regime offers 'trust dividend'

14 December 2018By

Financial Conduct Authority assumes responsibility for regulating CMCs next year.


Firm fined £5,000 for misjudgment over divorce advice conflict

14 December 2018By

Agreed outcome shows firm was advised it should stop acting for client.

Michael Fallon

'Yes, minister' - SRA's Leigh Day correspondence revealed

13 December 2018By

Correspondence disclosed today by the SRA shows that the regulator cooperated closely with government in connection with its high-profile and ultimately fruitless investigation into human rights firm Leigh Day.

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Judiciary dragging its feet over McKenzies

7 December 2018By

Long-awaited reform must be implemented soon to avoid more horror stories.

John Hyde byline

Why is judicial misconduct so cloaked in secrecy?

4 December 2018By

We find out every detail of solicitors’ misdeeds. We’re not even told what judges have done wrong.

Jonathan Goldsmith

What the UN has to say about the role of bars

3 December 2018By

The United Nations has published a report that will help set universal standards for bars across the globe.

ruth paleyx

Money laundering and terror finance – are you asking the right questions?

26 November 2018By Ruth Paley

It is time to refresh your firm-wide risk assessment

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