- 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
As we look towards the end of 2021 and at how the Bar has adapted to the harsh realities of the pandemic, the question beckons as to what the future holds.
The global coronavirus pandemic, and the rise in people working from home, has unfortunately provoked a growth in cyber-crime. The UK government estimates that the cost of cyber-crime is £27bn per annum.
When does an after-the-event insurance policy provide adequate security for a defendant’s costs? The short answer is that it very much depends on the wording of the particular policy.