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1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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9th Nov
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Source of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism thematic review, published in March...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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The compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) sits at the heart of the firm's regulatory arrangements. This does not mean that the firm and its...
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9th Nov

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Failure to provide adequate costs estimates is one of the most common causes of client complaints and disciplinary action by the Solicitors Regulation...
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7th Dec
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This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the SRA’s 2011 and 2019 regimes in relation to introductions and instructions to third parties. For...
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7th Dec
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Practice Note: Price and service transparency—law firms sets out the categories of commercial work caught by the SRA Transparency Rules, as shown...
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7th Dec
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It is necessary to look at the wording of the Damages-Based Agreements Regulations 2013, SI 2013/609.Damages-Based Agreements Regulations 2013, SI...
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7th Dec
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Conduct issuesPractice Note: Client care letters and TOB—regulatory requirements 2011 [Archived] explains that there is very little information that...
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7th Dec
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This Q&A applies in a situation where the legal activity in which the individual is looking to re-charge the referral fee relates to an area of work...
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7th Dec
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Following the reforms in sections 44–48 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012), which amended section 58 of...
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7th Dec
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A solicitor may charge the client a fixed fee for setting up the Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). They may also agree that the solicitor will submit...
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7th Dec
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We do not currently hold a Precedent damages based agreement (DBA) on Lexis®PSL. We have looked at providing Precedent DBAs, but we have a number of...
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7th Dec
Q&As
Different types of interim billThere are two types of interim bill:•interim statute bill•interim bill on accountThe differences are set out below,...
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7th Dec
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From 13 June 2014, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 replace the Consumer Protection...
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7th Dec
Q&As
Incorrectly terminating a retainer can have serious consequences, eg you:•are not entitled to be paid for any of the work done on the client's...
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7th Dec
Practice notes
This Practice Note deals with regulatory requirements and practical issues regarding the form and content of a final bill of costs to a client. It...
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7th Dec
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ProbateWe can help you through this difficult process by obtaining the Grant of Probate on your behalf. We will also undertake the collecting and...
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7th Dec
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Drink driving offence, guilty plea—fixed fee £[insert fee]Fee includes:•two hours attendance/preparation;—considering evidence;—taking your...
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7th Dec
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Fixed fee example for an application for a new premises licence (simple application)Fixed fee of £[insert fee] (including VAT but excluding...
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7th Dec
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Court claimsThese costs apply where your claim is in relation to an unpaid invoice which is not disputed and enforcement action is not needed. If the...
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7th Dec
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Our pricing for bringing and defending claims for unfair or wrongful dismissalSimple case: £[insert range] (excluding VAT)Medium complexity case:...
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7th Dec
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Front page of bill[insert client name and address]Invoice number: [insert number]Invoice date: [insert date]VAT number: [insert number]Client: [insert...
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7th Dec

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