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Brexit – What’s the latest?

One thing we know for sure is that there will most certainly be an impact on the legal sector but the uncertainty around exactly how this will be impacted is concerning

Leasehold properties – are you doing enough to protect your clients?

Conveyancers will well be aware of the rising ground rents which apply to new build developments where properties are sold on a leasehold basis.

The Insurance Distribution Directive

The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD2) has now been enforceable for a month.

GDPR Exemptions for firm’s with less than 250 employees

A common misconception is that firm’s with less than 250 employees believe they are exempt from GDPR – This is a myth

Brexit in the legal sector

With Brexit fast approaching and lots of details of the plans up in the air I can hear you all thinking “What does this mean for us?”.

E-signatures – the way forward?

The Electronic Communications Act 2000 made electronic signatures on contracts admissible as evidence which paved the way for the new world of e-commerce.

Effective Risk Management

A Risk Management Framework is essential in any modern-day law firm; the SRA Code of Conduct closely ties a firms’ need to manage their risks with the outcome focused r

SRA Transparency Rules

The new SRA Transparency Rules come into effect in December 2018, but what will this mean for you and your firm?

Insurance Mediation Directive

From the 1st October new SRA rules will take effect to cater for the above EU directive which will replace the Insurance Mediation Directive.

Civil Liability Bill Delay

As a lot of claimant lawyers will know, the Civil Liability Bill which is in the process of being read is likely to bring some changes to the current industry and will

How to nip those complaints in the bud

As per the Legal Ombudsman’s recent annual report, the most common cause for complaints about lawyers was delays or failure to progress a case, ahead of failure to advi