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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 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).
We are encouraging members to write to their MP to urge the government to negotiate and secure the continued rights of lawyers to practise, establish law firms, and have rights of audience in EU member states.
Preliminary notice is hereby given, in accordance with Bye-Law 49, that elections of members of the Council will shortly be taking place.
Parliament is on recess for two weeks. Both the House of Commons and Lords return on 16 April.
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