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This practice note explores the regulatory impediments to in-house solicitors providing pro bono services to the public, with the aim of assisting those in-house solicitors who wish to do so.
The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) regulates the processing of information relating to individuals. Solicitors must comply with the DPA. Failure to do so may constitute a criminal offence. This practice note sets out how solicitors can comply with the Act.
There are professional and regulatory obligations for individuals to raise concerns about their firm's actions in certain situations. This note describes how to foster an environment which encourages transparency and the reporting of concerns.
This practice note highlights the warning signs of mortgage fraud. It highlights the latest criminal methodologies and outlines how you can protect yourself and your firm from being used to commit mortgage fraud.
This practice note sets out solicitors' duties as service providers and employers under the Equality Act 2010 ('the Equality Act').
This practice note seeks to clarify the position relating to the circumstances in which you must provide documents or attend an interview during an SRA investigation, and your rights therein.
This practice note explains the provisions of the act and provides information on the procedures that firms can put in place to prevent bribery being carried out on their behalf and to avail themselves of the statutory defence.
On 1 August 2004 statutory provisions came into effect requiring the disclosure of tax avoidance schemes (DOTAS) to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
Practice information for solicitors whose clients include businesses incorporated as companies (public, private, or limited by guarantee) or who are themselves incorporated.
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