Risk and compliance

Leigh Day tribunal

LSB refuses to publish private talks with SRA over Leigh Day

22 February 2019By

Regulatory bodies met six times to discuss case, but public interest does not require notes to be disclosed.

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SRA promises to publish disciplinary study

21 February 2019By

Report will bring together data about cases the regulator has prosecuted, incoming chair reveals.

Christina Blacklaws

‘Lax’ LSB failed consumers by sanctioning deregulation

18 February 2019By

Law Society rules out JR of decision to approve Handbook reforms, but lambasts super-regulator for ducking its responsibilities.


Solicitor rebuked for 'inbreeding' quip during meeting

15 February 2019By

Mark Greenburgh found in breach of SRA principle to maintain public trust in legal services.

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Risks to look out for in 2019

14 January 2019By Frank Maher

Challenges in GDPR, anti-money laundering, claims and insurance, and professional regulation lie in the year ahead.

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Chucking out whistleblowers is a bad look for the profession

6 February 2019By

The tribunal had no option but to strike off Emily Scott. But she should never have been prosecuted in the first place.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Super regulator brings CPD back from the grave

7 January 2019By

Absence of specific CPD rules for English and Welsh solicitors either makes us very advanced, very backward, or proves that such rules are irrelevant to our profession.

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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.

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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.

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