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Pearl Moses talks to Rebecca Atkinson, risk director at Howard Kennedy LLP, about how her firm is dealing with the requirements.
In this article, we expand on the advice provided in our practice note to give examples from different areas of law subject to the SRA Transparency Rules.
I have been asked to administer an oath. However, the deponent has already signed the affidavit. Is there any requirement for her to sign the affidavit in my presence?
Most solicitors will be aware of the SRA Transparency Rules being introduced this December. It's an open secret that this move has been unpopular with the profession.
The Law Society has produced guidance that provides recommendations to firms on how to fulfil gender pay gap reporting requirements.
The Law Society has warned that the slackening of rules governing legal services unveiled by the LSB today will put consumers at risk.
The Law Society has published recommendations for pay gap reporting in the legal sector to help firms develop comprehensive equality action plans.
We are taking on a new solicitor. Do we have to undertake CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) checks?
I practice immigration, my clients include companies and individuals. I am a sole practitioner with two employees and one simple functional website that I do not rely on for marketing my firm.
This practice note outlines the regulatory requirements for solicitors to consider when closing down your practice.
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From the Property Section: John de Waal QC reveals tips on how to avoid risk in conveyancing.