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This practice note sets out good practice for managing file closure at the termination of a matter and the need to manage risks inherent in the mismanagement of file administration.
This practice note explains the information that you must include in order to comply with the Code of Conduct 2011 requirements, and the steps that you should take to facilitate this.
This practice note provides examples of how you can communicate all of the information required to your clients in a clear and effective manner.
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.
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.
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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