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Dreamvar ruling highlights the dangers faced by conveyancing solicitors

Last year, leading City firm Mishcon de Reya was told by the High Court that it would have to pay over £1 million in relation to losses by its client, Dreamvar.

The SRA’s proposals for insurance cover

The SRA are proposing to reduce the minimum level of Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) cover by up to 75%, from £2m to £500,000 and £1m for conveyancing firms.

Buyers beware…. and their Solicitors!

Conveyancing Solicitors are still reeling from the Court of Appeals judgment in the linked appeals of Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mishcon de Reya and P & P Property Ltd v Owen White and Catlin LLP

Do you remember the net neutrality debate in the US last year?

Do you remember the net neutrality debate in the US last year?

Equality and diversity obligations vs GDPR

As a regulated law firm, the SRA principle 9 states you must ‘run your business or carry out your role in the business in a way that encourages equality of opportunity

Unsubscribe Email Hack

One of the key requirements of GDPR is to enable recipients to unsubscribe from emails you send to them.

Civil Liability Bill

A further shakeup to the Personal Injury landscape is on its way in the form of the Civil Liability Bill which is currently working its way through the H

Legal Strike action and what it means for you…

Legal Aid funding has been cut. A fact we know far too well. It is crippling both legal firms and clients across the country.

GDPR the countdown is on

As we all know GDPR is approaching thick and fast with everyone realising how little time there is before D-Day.

GDPR: The myths and the reality

By now, everyone working in the legal sector should be aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into force on May 25th.

VAT on Disbursements

The First-tier Tax Tribunal decision in Brabners LLP v HMRC has concluded that electronic searches cannot be treated as disbursements for VAT purposes (Paper searches w

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