Ethics and Compliance

Dental regulator pays damages after unlawful undercover operation

A ficticious scenario created by investigators breached human rights and data protection law

12 Apr 2021 | Ethics and Compliance

Dealing with NDAs: Far from settled

Advising on NDAs raises a number of ethical considerations, as Emma Walker explains

01 Apr 2021 | Contracts & Rights

Money laundering: SRA refers £200m of suspected criminal proceeds to NCA

The SRA made 26 SARs to the NCA between January and October 2020; and cryptocurrency could become an issue

31 Mar 2021 | CILEx

Solicitor struck off for dishonesty

A sole practitioner has been struck off for dishonesty after using client money to pay off his firm’s debts

06 Jan 2021 | Ethics and Compliance

Beckwith: SRA’s credibility questioned following chair’s statement

Solicitors have accused the SRA of arrogance and questioned its credibility following its response to the Beckwith appeal.
 

23 Dec 2020 | Ethics and Compliance

AML: standing together

Gideon Habel welcomes the regulator’s increased focus on an insidious area of criminal activity 

16 Dec 2020 | Ethics and Compliance

What’s wellbeing got to do with ethics?

Wellbeing is the foundation for effective legal practice, as Emma Walker explains

05 Nov 2020 | Career development

The gaping chasm

Some individuals needing legal advice may have to choose between legal protection or poverty, says Pippa Allsop

07 Oct 2020 | Ethics and Compliance

Solicitor struck off after breakdown in mental health

Patrick O'Connor sent approximately 471 offensive messages to firm he had instructed

30 Sep 2020 | Ethics and Compliance

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