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The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal: new rules, new game?

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 05.05.2020 Read more
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Judicial guidance on listing of hearings remotely

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 22.04.2020 Read more
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Disciplinary investigations against architects #4 - investigations panel stage

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 14.04.2020 Read more
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Coronavirus/COVID-19 and the Impact on Litigation

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 23.03.2020 Read more
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Coronavirus/COVID-19 – Regulatory Update

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 23.03.2020 Read more
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Beware a broad brush approach to costs assessment

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 10.03.2020 Read more
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Disciplinary investigations against architects #3 – The review stage

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 24.02.2020 Read more
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Bossing the rules - the SRAs enforcement strategy

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks

Published by Sarah Lloyd, Associate and more.

The new SRA Standards and Regulations came into force on 25 November 2019. In this article in our 'Bossing the Rules' series, Sarah Lloyd and Graham Reid examine the SRA's enforcement strategy which sets out their approach to the new rules. Important reading for solicitors and those who insure the profession as guidance on the new rules is scarce.

21.02.2020 Read more
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CE-Filing nightmare not so scary if you act quickly…

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 20.02.2020 Read more
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Legal advice privilege not lost by repeating the client's instructions

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks

Published by Will Sefton, Partner and more.

In Raiffeisen Bank International AG v Asia Coal Energy Ventures Ltd (1) Ashurst LLP (2) [2020] EWCA Civ 11, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that legal advice privilege over a client's instructions to their lawyers is not lost, merely because the client authorises their lawyers to repeat the substance of those instructions to another party.

17.02.2020 Read more