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Law Society partners with Barclays Eagle Labs
Barclays is turning their London Eagle Lab in Notting Hill Gate into a thriving hub for lawtech businesses. The Law Society is partnering with Barclays and major players in the legal industry to drive and support innovation in this dynamic field.
Law Society guidance where Counsel declines to act in Crown Court matters
The Society understands that in reaction to the new Advocates Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) proposed by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), certain barristers’ chambers will no longer accept work under the AGFS from 1 April 2018.
Legal professional privilege: disclosing suspicions to your Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)
Page 104 of the Legal Sector AML Guidance states that ‘section 330(9A) [of POCA] protects the privilege attaching to any disclosure made to a nominated officer for the purposes of obtaining advice about whether or not a disclosure should be made.'