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How to use this testThese questions are designed to test your understanding after your attendance at our training on avoiding bribery and...
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Confidentiality and disclosure policy1Policy statement1.1It is the policy of [firm name] (‘the firm’) to conduct its business in compliance with the...
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6th Apr
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This presentation has been designed as an aid to train your staff on your policy and their duties in relation to conflicts of interest,...
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30th Mar
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Duty of confidentialityProtection of confidential information is fundamental to your relationship with clients, both as a matter of law and as a...
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15th Feb
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In Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge, the House of Lords confirmed that in a case where a wife is being asked to stand surety for her husband’s debts,...
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15th Feb
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What does the SRA say?The first question to consider whether solicitors or law firms are under any obligation is to ensure clients have freedom of...
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15th Feb
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A: General informationDate of reviewPerson(s) conducting reviewB: Data1Rolling dataCriteriaIn the last [insert period, eg quarter]In the last 12...
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14th Feb
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1The issueWe must keep the affairs of current and former clients confidential, unless:—disclosure is required or permitted by law; or—the client...
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14th Feb
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Information barrier plan prepared by[insert name]Information barrier plan prepared by[insert name of partner and/or COLP]Date[insert date]A: Client...
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14th Feb
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The table below shows a range of different conflict and confidentiality situations we may encounter. It can be used to help decide whether we can act...
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14th Feb
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The table below shows a range of different conflict and confidentiality situations we may encounter. It can be used to help decide whether we can act...
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14th Feb
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A: General informationDate of annual reviewPerson(s) conducting annual reviewB: Data1Rolling dataCriteriaIn the last [insert period, eg quarter]In the...
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14th Feb
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Please click for an Excel version of this register.This register records decisions made to accept or reject instructions where a fee earner has...
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14th Feb
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This conflicts and confidentiality decision tree works through the conflicts and confidentiality requirements in the SRA Code of Conduct 2011 to help...
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14th Feb
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Protection of confidential information is fundamental to your relationship with clients, both as a matter of law and as a matter of conduct. This duty...
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15th Jan
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The protection of confidential information is a fundamental feature of the solicitor-client relationship and a core professional principle. Solicitors...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
Protection of confidential information is fundamental to your relationship with clients, both as a matter of law and as a matter of conduct. This duty...
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15th Jan
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What counts as confidential information?Confidential information is information that is (i) confidential in nature, and (ii) disclosed in...
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11th Jan
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There is nothing essentially wrong with law firms employing non-lawyers or with law firms engaging with lawyers or non-lawyers to drive clients. The...
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This conflicts and confidentiality decision tree works through the conflicts and confidentiality requirements in the SRA Standards and Regulations, in...
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