Legal News

Law Society leaders take their lumps but survive no-confidence vote

The Law Society leadership yesterday fought off a vote of no confidence in how it represents conveyancers but took plenty of criticism along the way.

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South Asian lawyers “experience discrimination in career progression”

Two-thirds of South Asian partners in large London law firms have experienced racial discrimination in career progression, a new report has found.

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Complaints about the SRA rise by 29%

Complaints about the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s handling of cases rose by 29% last year, with the increase in interventions part of the reason.

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NY lawyers can passively invest in ABSs, says city bar association

A New York lawyer may hold a financial interest in an alternative business structure operating legally elsewhere, the city bar association has said.

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Keeping the conversation going beyond Pride Month

As I reflect on all the celebrations of Pride Month 2024, I ask myself why there remains hesitancy amongst LGBTQ+ staff members about when it comes to being open about their identity in the workplace.

Third-party managed accounts: Your key questions answered

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has given strong indications that it is headed towards greater restrictions on law firms when it comes to handling client money.

Understanding vicarious trauma in the legal workplace

Vicarious trauma can happen to anyone who works with clients who have experienced trauma such as domestic or other violence, child abuse, sexual assault, torture or being a refugee.