Ethics

Unrepresented

Litigants in person are getting a raw deal. Catherine Baksi reports

08 Jul 2020

Don’t bank on it

Firms can inadvertently provide banking facilities in breach of the rules, as Max Masters and Merete Poulson explain

01 Jul 2020

Exaggerating inequalities

It would be disastrous if hard-won progress on diversity is lost because of the impact of the pandemic on women in law, says Dana Denis-Smith

24 Jun 2020

Solicitor fined £20k for providing banking facilities

A solicitor has been fined for providing banking facilities to conveyancing clients, exposing his firm to money laundering risks

22 Jun 2020

It’s time to act

The profession must look inwards to tackle systemic racial inequality, says Trevor Sterling

12 Jun 2020

QC identifies ‘gender brief gap’

Jaime Hamilton QC has called out “sexism” in the appointment of lawyers to high-profile cases

10 Jun 2020

Attorney General formally reported to BSB

Attorney General Suella Braverman MP has been reported to the BSB following recent comments about Dominic Cummings, Solicitors Journal has learned

05 Jun 2020

Profession condemns George Floyd death

Professional bodies have responded to the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minnesota last week

04 Jun 2020