The following Practice Compliance guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Supervision means the management of people and their work.
Proper supervision is a statutory and regulatory obligation.
You may have to justify your supervision arrangements to the Solicitors Regulation Authority so you should ensure that you maintain a proper record of the arrangements that you have in place and be able to show that they are appropriate.
This Practice Note explains how to develop your supervision arrangements.
have at least one lawyer who is qualified to supervise, but overall responsibility for supervising people and their work rests with the manager(s) of the firm
comply with the statutory requirements for the direction and supervision of reserved legal activities and immigration work
have a system for supervising clients' matters, to include the regular checking of the quality of work by suitably competent and experienced people
train your staff to maintain a level of competence appropriate to their work and level of responsibility
where there is a client conflict and the clients are
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