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This practice note provides guidance on which parts of the file are owned by the client and which are owned by the solicitor. This information is subject to there being no different contractual arrangement with the client.
This practice note provides an overview of entity-based regulation for solicitors.
This practice note is designed to give firms an overview of outcomes-focused regulation (OFR) and issues for consideration.
This practice note gives an overview of conflict of interests in the SRA's new Handbook. The information looks very different to that provided in the 2007 Code and, in line with outcomes-focused regulation, there is much less information and guidance.
Guidance for solicitors on the corporate offence of failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion in the Criminal Finances Act 2017.
This practice note outlines the regulatory requirements for solicitors to consider when closing down your practice.
This practice note clarifies when a solicitor can disclose a copy of a client’s will where the client has lost mental capacity.
This practice note clarifies the status of LPP, explores recent concerns about how the right has been asserted, summarises practitioners’ duties and clarifies the main principles of LPP.
This practice note advises on a new EU services directive that obliges solicitors to provide clients with information on their services over and above the requirements set out in the SRA Handbook.
Practice note on managing SRA requirements for measuring levels of diversity and social mobility in the legal workforce.
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A summary digest of key recent news and meetings relating to the SRA, LSB and LeO.
Explore today's compliance issues including pricing transparency and more at our 2018 Risk and Compliance autumn conference taking place in Leeds Thursday 13 September