Regulator had been sued by Alexis Matiland Hudson over disclosure of documents.
SRA announces referrals following investigations after 2013 takeover of Manchester firm.
’We’re here for them online as well as just a phone call or email away’ says legal watchdog.
Tribunal hears of 'work leave payments' made to enable Iraqi policemen to give evidence.
Millennials for whom the use of technology is almost an unconscious reflex must be in the sights of firms drawing up and revising social media and marketing policies.
Risk and compliance conference: Don’t leave ethics to compliance officers, leading risk expert warns
Francis Dingwall warned 300 fellow solicitors gathered for this year’s Law Society Risk and Compliance conference not to ‘contract out’ ethical issues to compliance officers acting in isolation.
Law firms whose bottom line may be affected by Brexit must have a ‘plan B’ to reassure regulators they are preparing for the fallout.
SQE will provide a necessary minimum rather than the fully-fledged standard the market demands, candidates will still be expected to show as much talent and experience as before
The SQE may improve access to the profession but it does not address the issue of firms recruiting those who have undertaken internships.
The SRA wants to know the price of everything - but the law is not a fruit ‘n’ veg stall down the market.
Regulator’s decision to exclude public and press from meetings removes vital check and balance on the powers of a tax-raising body