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An overhaul of rules for personal injury claims will create the paradox that someone hurt in a road traffic accident will be entitled to less compensation than if they had sustained the injury another way, the Law Society of England and Wales has warned.
In April 2016 the government made a commitment in its Action Plan for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing to reform the SARs regime.
Page 91 of the legal sector AML Guidance offers new information on when the 'reasonable excuse' defence to the principal money laundering offences may apply.
Page 104 of the Legal Sector AML Guidance states that ‘section 330(9A) [of POCA] protects the privilege attaching to any disclosure made to a nominated officer for the purposes of obtaining advice about whether or not a disclosure should be made.'
Solicitors should consider taking action against insurers who settled personal injury cases directly with their clients without paying their fees.
The Law Society's thought leadership programme of events explores the main issues of importance to the legal profession and brings together representatives from across the sectors to discuss ideas, opportunities and solutions.
The Annual General Meeting of members of the Law Society will be held at the Society's Hall on Thursday 5 July at 15:00.
We are seeking views on proposed revisions to the Law Society National Conveyancing Protocol. The consultation closes at 23:45 on 14 May.
Firms that have received letters from HMRC regarding the VAT treatment of electronic searches are encouraged to contact the Law Society.
We have published a summary of responses following our discussion paper on the standard of proof applied by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).
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