- Thursday, 9 April 2015
There has been a massive increase in the number of lawyers disciplined by their professional bodies for breaking the rules on money laundering, a Treasury report has found.
Tags: Law Society, money laundering, National Crime Agency, Treasury
Posted in Latest news, Legal Executives, Other lawyers, Regulation, Solicitors
- Tuesday, 16 December 2014
There is an increasing risk of law firms failing to have adequate systems and controls to prevent, detect and report money laundering and terrorist financing, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has warned.
Tags: money laundering, National Crime Agency, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Solicitors
- Monday, 8 September 2014
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is launching a crackdown on money laundering today, in conjunction with the National Crime Agency (NCA).
Tags: fraud, money laundering, National Crime Agency, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
Planning for retirement
8 July 2020
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.
Time for a new regulatory settlement
3 July 2020
The problem with reform based on a compromise with vested interests is that it ends up being more pig’s ear than silk purse and the Legal Services Act 2007 is no exception.