Practice Management

RTA small claims portal website goes live

The Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) has unveiled the online portal for small injury personal injury claims ahead of the service’s launch on 6 April 2020.

Rise in calls about bullying to LawCare

A disproportionate number of women contacted legal mental health charity LawCare in 2019.

Pathways to success

A clear understanding of the apprenticeship scheme is a key driver for its success, as Michelle Tunney explains

A profession under pressure

Nicola Laver weighs up the pros and cons of our connected world

SRA launches consultation on changes to Compensation Fund

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched a 12-week consultation on its proposals to change the Compensation Fund.

SDT questions why regulator's intervention was necessary

An experienced commercial partner who continued acting for several developers and buyer companies for months after admitting to a client there was a conflict of interests, was fined £10,000 and ordered to pay £40,000 in costs.  

Proposed regulatory reforms could mean small firms close, Law Society warns

Significant proposals for regulatory changes to legal services set out in an independent report could create a complex system, lead to uncertainty and result in small firms closing, the Law Society has warned.