Our advice supports members to navigate business challenges and the changing legal and regulatory landscape.
This practice note provides advice on how to ensure that you are a good supervisor, and advises those being supervised on how to ensure they receive effective supervision.
This practice note is for solicitors and members of their staff offering or planning to offer online legal services employing LawTech products.
The Ministry of Justice and HM Courts and Tribunals Service have announced that the work of the courts and tribunals will be consolidated into fewer buildings.
The purpose of this practice note is to alert you to the new guidance in relation to the CPRs and its implications for practice.
This tool summarises the business support measures available to small firms during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Article 9.2 of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive empowers the European Commission to identify 'high risk third countries'
We've compiled issues and possible solutions to consider if you’re renewing your firm’s PII during the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is changing rapidly as well as the government’s advice. We’re monitoring the situation and listening to your concerns.
This pan-industry guidance enables professionals to complete moves while maintaining safety as social distancing measures are eased.
We're keeping the coronavirus situation under review and will provide regularly updated advice and sources of information for our members.
We've produced a toolkit that law firms and practitioners could and should consider when looking at how to strengthen their business.
We've brought together a variety of established guidance on virtual execution and the use of e-signatures in response to the pandemic.
HM Land Registry is accepting the ‘Mercury’ signing approach for deeds and making it easier to verify identity for land transactions.
The Law Commission reviewed the UK Immigration Rules in December 2017. It aimed to make the rules simpler and more accessible.
This practice note outlines the regulatory and legal requirements that apply when a firm's client account has fallen victim to scammers.
This guide is for all practitioners who may come into contact with victims of modern slavery.
Coronavirus has impacted visa applications and led the government to make temporary changes to the rules for businesses and their employees.
The LSAG's advisory note highlights key AML challenges for the legal profession associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
This guidance is intended to assist investigators and prosecutors in deciding whether suspects should be interviewed as part of a police investigation during the coronavirus pandemic.
David Fleming, chief technology officer at Mitigo, explains how to video conference safely.
This practice note summarises what a trust corporation is, how to create one, the benefits and disadvantages, and the regulatory requirements.
Overview of requirements under the SRA Code and SRA Accounts Rules for keeping client money safe.
We're supporting solicitors and law firms to prevent fraud and scams, safely deliver legal services online and run their organisations effectively using lawtech.
We've had many questions from our members about the possible impacts of COVID-19 on conveyancing transactions.
This guidance reflects ongoing discussions on EU legal privilege for UK practitioners.
Guidance on mental capacity for solicitors who have clients moving/returning from abroad, or have assets overseas.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is a financial package which helps all UK employers pay the wages of workers who would otherwise have been made redundant due to the coronavirus pandemic.
An overview of the application process for solicitor advocates wishing to become a Queen's Counsel (QC).
We've developed these templates with standard text which practitioners can adopt or adapt for use when instructing experts in family proceedings.
This guide outlines some of the basic preparation steps for solicitor advocates to cover before bringing a case to court.
We’ve created the following templates to help you draft documents used in care proceedings.
The Family Procedure Rules Committee has published forms relating to adoption, declarations of parentage, enforcement and protective orders.
In 2014, the president of the Family Court issued the following public law prescribed orders.
The following guidance is for using the variation agreement in line with advice on COVID-19.
Details of the Law Society interest rate as referred to in the Standard Conditions of Sale.
This guidance explains how paragraphs 1.1 to 1.4 of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs apply to local authority Children Act meetings.
The draft guidance is designed to assist those advising non-UK domiciled clients on the important tax changes introduced by the Finance (No.2) Act 2017.
This guide explains some of the forms of alternative dispute resolution you should discuss with your clients before family court proceedings.
We are recommending that providers of training contracts should pay their trainees £22,541 in London and £19,992 outside London.
The UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement came into effect on 31 January 2020. Part II of the agreement contains the provisions on citizens’ rights.
The UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement provides for automatic recognition in UK law of existing EU IP rights and other IP-related protections.
This page explains how the transition period in the UK-EU relationship from 1 February will affect various areas of law.
The SIF will close on 30 September 2020 so it’s important to look at other options as soon as possible.
TA forms are used in business and residential property sales
This guidance is for law firms that frequently make decisions about whether items may be treated as disbursements for VAT purposes.
This practice note provides general information in relation to flood searches and other means of investigation.
This practice note is for all solicitors involved in property transactions.
From 1 July 2020, the International Tax Enforcement (Disclosable Arrangements) Regulations 2020 will require intermediaries involved in designing and promoting certain cross-border arrangements to report to HMRC.
Our guidance on the corporate offence of failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion has been revised with HMRC and approved by the chancellor.
This practice note aims to provide practical assistance on how to manage responding to a financial crime investigation and provides a short overview of the main powers available to law enforcement.
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