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Law Society's most comprehensive ever study forecasts growth in global legal services market, but pressure on high street law firms.
The practice framework rules allow in-house lawyers to act for clients other than employers in certain circumstances. Depending on the circumstances you may need to have professional indemnity insurance (PII) in place.
The Law Society is warning solicitors to check the financial strength of an insurer before purchasing their next professional indemnity insurance (PII) policy, to find out whether the company will be able to meet insurance claims.
The Supreme Court, by a majority of 5:2, has decided that legal professional privilege only applies to qualified lawyers – solicitors and barristers.
The Supreme Court, by a majority of 5:2, has decided that legal professional privilege only applies to qualified lawyers – solicitors and barristers
Read the Law Society's response to HM Treasury's consultation on sanctions for the directors of failed banks.
Tracey Calvert, director of Oakalls Consultancy Limited, and consultant with the Law Society's Risk and Compliance Service looks at the effect that the Legal Services Act has on in-house lawyers.
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.
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