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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.
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.
The Law Society has again called for explicit statutory protection for legal professional privilege in its evidence to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee.
The Law Society has responded to the Legal Ombudsman's (LeO) consultation on ADR Scheme Rules changes.
Outsourcing is a growing area in legal service delivery. This practice note gives an overview of outsourcing and the regulatory requirements you need to consider.
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.
The Law Society, partnering with Lexology, is launching an innovative newsfeed service providing corporate members with essential market intelligence.
Increasingly, law enforcement agencies in England and Wales are seeking to use their powers to recover ill-gotten gains from criminals. At times this may mean that they will seek access to files held by solicitors.
This practice note covers the SRA’s rules for in-house solicitors. It includes advice on practising certificates, professional indemnity insurance and circumstances where working for clients other than your employer is permitted.
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