Public takes a dimmer view of misconduct by senior solicitors than fellow professionals, research findsFriday, 16 October 2015
Members of the public would take a stricter line on senior solicitors who err in their private lives than would solicitors themselves, research has suggested. The public would also be kinder to young lawyers, according to the findings from the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Tags: disciplinary sanctions, ethical standards, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Monday, 20 July 2015
National Accident Helpline (NAH) and seven personal injury law firms, including Irwin Mitchell, are launching an Ethical Marketing Charter today. NAH will administer the scheme and handle complaints about possible breaches.
Tags: ethical standards, marketing, personal injury
Posted in Latest news, Marketing & PR, Practice points
- Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The “unbalanced promotion of competition” in the legal services market “carries dangers” and puts ethical standards at risk, a major report based on a survey of 966 solicitors and barristers has concluded.
Tags: Education and training, ethical standards, Legal Services Act
Posted in Latest news, Legal Services Act