We provide advice and support on regulatory processes and complaints, rules and ethics, professional indemnity insurance, and education and training. We also represent the views of our members in our consultation responses to help shape the regulatory regime in England and Wales.
The Law Society has responded to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on its draft corporate strategy to ensure it fulfils its strategic aims.
A brief overview of Part 3 of the Criminal Finances Act 2017.
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a buzzword in the legal sector at the moment, and you may well be sick of hearing about it – but that doesn’t make it less important an issue for firms to address.
Guidance for solicitors on the corporate offence of failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion in the Criminal Finances Act 2017.
A new law to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion has prompted the Law Society to unveil new guidance for solicitors.
Solicitors should report frozen assets belonging to a designated person to HM Treasury.
Cloud computing is increasingly ubiquitous, even in law firms, despite the view that the legal profession has a reputation for being slow to adapt. It is particularly popular among small firms and sole practitioners.
Publishing clear, concise information about your prices will help potential clients make informed decisions but there are some things you need to consider.
This practice note outlines the regulatory requirements for solicitors to consider when closing down your practice.
Initial interviews are a good opportunity to understand what your client wants and to agree the terms and conditions for providing your services.
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Our Regulatory Affairs Board advises on our Council and oversees the implementation of policy for the promotion of solicitors' interests in all regulatory matters.
A summary digest of key recent news and meetings relating to the SRA, LSB and LeO.
Understand the latest changes and obligations. Updated to Version 18 (1 November 2016).