- Wednesday, 24 September 2014
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has reined in its ambitions for massive internal powers to fine solicitors and ‘traditional’ law firms, applying to increase the current £2,000 limit to £10,000.
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, fining powers, Legal Services Act, Legal Services Board, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Alternative business structures, Latest news, Solicitors
- Wednesday, 12 February 2014
A consultation on a fresh attempt by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to increase its powers to fine law firms has closed with familiar battle lines drawn, with the Legal Services Board backing the move and the Law Society opposing it.
Tags: fining powers, Law Society, Legal Services Board, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Legal Services Act, Legal Services Board, News
Forming good remote work habits for law firms
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You likely know the pearl of wisdom that it takes three weeks to make or break a habit. That rule was laid down in a random 1970s self-help book, but in reality, how many habits have you actually changed in just 21 days?
Planning for retirement
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In 2006 I started thinking about retirement whilst founding a boutique practice specialising in partnership and employment law. Ten years later, a friend told me that I would never be able to retire.