regulation

Solicitor suspended for two years over accounts failures

The former firm owner was also ordered to pay £12,000 costs

23 Jun 2021 | Associates

Entity regulation, employment and ethics: getting it right

Gideon Habel reflects on lessons that can be learnt from the case of a trainee dismissed during lockdown

22 Jun 2021 | Associates

SRA grants temporary SIF extension

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced it will extend the Solicitors Indemnity Fund (SIF) for a year to allow further consultation on the

15 Jun 2021 | Regulation

LSB commends cost lawyers’ regulator improvements

Previously the poorest performing legal regulator, the CLSB has made positive changes 

14 Jun 2021 | Regulation

‘Go compare’ for legal services: LSB proposes single digital register of legal professionals

'Principal benefit' of single digital register is 'likely' the provision of data to enable the development of comparison tools

11 Jun 2021 | CILEx

Money laundering: lawyers may be prosecuted for failure to disclose even where no crime

CPS guidance update has clarified circumstances in which regulated professionals may be prosecuted 

07 Jun 2021 | CILEx

Online Safety Bill introduces hefty fines for social media companies

Fines may be levied at the higher of £18m or 10 per cent of annual global turnover

13 May 2021 | Regulation

A heavier burden: certificates of compliance

A new practice direction exposes solicitors to a number of regulatory pitfalls, says Susanna Heley

07 May 2021 | Regulation

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