Legal Eye will be taking part in a panel discussion at the McCrum Consulting Annual Conference next month. The event, being held on 8 May at the offices of insurance company Howdens in London, is entitled ‘Giving Law Firms the Inside Track’ and is intended for Managing Partners, CEOs, Partners, COLPs, Finance Directors and Team Leaders.Read more
Legal Eye will be exhibiting at the Legal Futures Regulation and Compliance Conference in London on 6 June. Regulation and compliance have never been more of a priority for law firms – and on top of that, the SRA’s new Standards & Regulations come into force later this year. This major conference brings together experts from a range of disciplines – as well as all the leading regulatory bodies – to examine the ever-growing challenges to lawyers, with a particular focus on the new solicitors’ rulebook, professional indemnity insurance, wellbeing and fraud.Read more
With 400 randomly-selected UK law firms currently being assessed by the SRA concerning the suitability of their AML policies and procedures; Legal Eye is on hand to help firms to address the challenge.
How confident are you that your AML processes are robust? Could you benefit from an independent analysis of your current procedures and policies? In response to client demand Legal Eye is now offering a one-day AML Risk and Compliance Gap Analysis.
Legal Eye is to run a seminar for lawyers to find out more about the upcoming changes to the SRA Handbook and Code of Conduct. Held at the offices of JLT Specialty in London on 13 June it will be an opportunity for firms to find out more about the practical implications of the changes for their firms.Read more
The new SRA Standards and Regulations will allow solicitors to work in non-regulated practices, carrying the title ‘solicitor’. The handbook has been extensively re-written to provide a shorter set of rules, with less guidance and indicative behaviours. More will be left to the individual judgement of the solicitor, particularly those working alone in non-regulated practices.Read more