Ethics, professionalism and judgement

High expectations

Andrew Mackie explains how to stay on the right side of the Charity Commission after the 2018 Oxfam controversy put all charities under the spotlight

12 Feb 2020

It’s all in the STARs

The SRA Standards and Regulations have arrived and solicitors and firms must be able to justify their decisions if they want to demonstrate compliance, says Tracey Calvert

10 Feb 2020

The ethics of rebellion

Should lawyers exercise their right to protest and risk arrest or uphold the law and compromise their values? asks Emma Walker

10 Feb 2020

No equality of arms

The hostile costs environment is unfair to solicitors facing regulatory investigation and SDT proceedings, says Susanna Heley

10 Feb 2020

Anti-money laundering compliance: the regulator closes in

Firms must take steps to make sure they don’t make the headlines for all the wrong reasons in 2020, says Helen Simm

10 Feb 2020

Sparking innovation

An innovation board can be an asset to firms seeking to innovate, but first they need to appreciate what innovation really is, says Hélène Russell

07 Feb 2020

The art of listening

Managing partner of Black County firm FBC Manby Bowdler, Kim Carr, explains how her passion for people drives her

07 Feb 2020

Calling time on booze culture

Firms are taking steps to side-line alcohol culture to create healthier attitudes and alternatives, says Laura Uberoi

06 Feb 2020

Rejecting the anti-role model

Dana Denis-Smith explains why women at the top must lead by example

06 Feb 2020