Outsourcing for law firms: compliance lifecycle
Outsourcing for law firms: compliance lifecycle

The following Practice Compliance guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Outsourcing for law firms: compliance lifecycle

The diagram below shows key compliance stages from the point at which your firm first considers entering into an outsourcing agreement up to and including post agreement auditing. The diagram incorporates:

  1. Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requirements

  2. data protection requirements

  3. general risk management best practice

For guidance on the stages shown in the diagram, see Practice Note: Outsourcing—systems and controls for law firms.

At the end of the table, you will find links to precedents and guidance notes for each stage.

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