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
With the deadline fast approaching for firms to provide their diversity data to the SRA, Legal Eye are offering a support service to save law firms time and to ensure the data is returned correctly and on time.
In June all SRA-regulated firms will be required to collect, report and publish data about the diversity make-up of their workforce. Firms are now expected to do this on a bi-annual basis and the SRA has confirmed that it is acceptable to use a third party to assist with the exercise.
JC Lawyers has achieved the Legal Eye Quality Standard in recognition of its proactive and robust approach to risk management.Read more
Legal Eye’s Director of Business Development, Jody Evans, has completed the ISO27001 Lead Auditor course. Jody’s qualification strengthens Legal Eye’s ability to support law firms across the UK in setting up, maintaining and developing robust information security systems and standards that protect the firm from risk.Read more
Steven Taylor has joined specialist risk and compliance business Legal Eye as Compliance Adviser. Steven brings an extensive background in banking and in litigation funding as well as direct experience as a MLRO, further strengthening the depth and breadth of experience available from the Legal Eye team.Read more