- Friday, 20 February 2015
All the legal services regulators should under a new duty to “have regard to the desirability of promoting economic growth”, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has said. They should also appoint small business champions.
Tags: BIS, Deregulation Bill, Legal Services Board, small business appeals champions, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Monday, 9 February 2015
The Council for Licensed Conveyancers has moved closer towards its goal of regulating specialist probate lawyers who do not have to be conveyancers.
Tags: Council for Licensed Conveyancers, Deregulation Bill, probate
Posted in Latest news, Legal Services Act, Other lawyers, Regulation
What the pandemic has brought into sharp focus for firms is a desire to reduce costs. In 2019, research found cost reductions were last on a long list of priorities for firms; now they are near the top.
As my legal career progressed, I began to realise the reality was very different than I had envisaged. I was in a constant state of stress, working very long hours. I normalised the stress, as it seemed to be everywhere I looked.