11 February 2019

Storm warning for solicitors’ indemnity insurance

The competitive wind has changed in the solicitors’ professional indemnity insurance market, while regulatory changes and the ground-rent scandal could spell trouble for lawyers.

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7 February 2019

What is really being protected in the Linklaters case?

The Linklaters v Mellish case has brought the issue of how law firms deal with sexual harassment, and how the courts deal with confidentiality, back into the spotlight.

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4 February 2019

SRA needs to get moving with the new rulebook

Delaying the new SRA’s Standards & Regulations impacts on consumers as much as it does solicitors. If a key reasons for change is to widen choice and improve access to justice, then delay must be prejudicial. 

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30 January 2019

Mental health first aid and the law

Since the 1981 Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations were introduced, providing physical first aid support has been a mandatory requirement for all workplaces of any size. But not mental health support.

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24 January 2019
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Change happens in two ways – gradually and then suddenly

This year offers unprecedented opportunities consequent on regulatory reform. The SRA’s new Standards & Regulations offers enormous opportunities to any solicitor or law firm that wants to think differently.

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