- Friday, 29 May 2015
Lawyers do not have the same rights to speak out on sensitive and high-profile cases as journalists, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. It said that if lawyers are to make value judgements in public, they must have a factual basis.
Tags: CCBE, disciplinary action, ECHR, freedom of expression
Posted in Latest news, Regulation
- Wednesday, 9 July 2014
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has warned in-house solicitors that “attempts to mislead” debtors that external firms are taking steps against them could result in disciplinary action.
Tags: code of conduct, disciplinary action, Solicitors Regulation Authority, warning notice
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors