Risk

Risk guidance:

QuestionCorrect answer 1. As a SRA-regulated law firm, what do we have to comply with? (c) SRA Standards and Regulations and any other applicable legislation and rules...

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How to use this test These questions are designed to test your understanding after your attendance at our training on an introduction to compliance. After you have...

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Coupled with an apparent trend of ever-larger claims against solicitors and other professionals is the sprawling change that has been occurring both in the field of...

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Background It is good practice to assess the risk profile of different types of work. Key risks in relation to probate work include: • not proving the...

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Poor quality instructions, delay, failure to properly assess capacity, drafting errors and confusion over the scope of the retainer are all strong contributors to...

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This Practice Note is based on reporting requirements in the SRA Codes of Conduct 2019 (in force from 25 November 2019) as amended by the SRA Regulatory Arrangements...

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1 Introduction 1.1 This document sets out our policy for dealing with breaches of regulatory requirements that apply to our firm. Some of these requirements are imposed...

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This Practice Note explains how to develop and embed a successful file audit/file review process in your firm. See Practice Note: File audits or file reviews—the basics...

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Why are we undertaking this survey? [Insert name of firm/organisation] plans for unexpected emergencies with a comprehensive business continuity plan. This plan ensures...

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1 Introduction 1.1 Business overview [Insert description of your organisation, eg [insert organisation name] is a leading provider of…etc]] 1.2 Business strategy [Insert...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 1 Introduction It is our policy to ensure that if our business is interrupted, we can become fully operational as...

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This Practice Note explains what a business continuity plan (BCP) is and the regulatory requirements in relation to BCPs, and provides guidance on formulating a BCP. What...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 1 General information Date of review[Insert date] Person(s) conducting review[Insert name] 2 Review and findings...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal NameCallsContact number [CEO OR Senior Partner OR [Head of [Compliance OR Legal OR ][Insert number] [Head of...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal Please note that the information contained in these tables is confidential. BCP management team contacts...

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This Practice Note Business continuity plan (BCP) lifecycle is designed to help you navigate our BCP Precedents. This lifecycle is appended to Precedent: Business...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 1 Priority list of functions The key elements of the business that are needed to [deliver our services to...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements that must be complied with when preparing a written strategy for continuing the organisation’s business in the event of...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal RiskImpact(low/medium/high)Likelihood(low/medium/high)Measures taken to reduce, avoid or transfer the risk...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal This presentation has been designed as an aid to train your staff on your Business continuity plan (BCP)...

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A: General information Date of review Person(s) conducting review B: Data 1 Rolling data CriteriaIn the last [insert period, eg quarter]Over the last 12 months Number of...

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A: General information Date of review Person(s) conducting review B: Data 1 Rolling data CriteriaIn the last [insert period, eg quarter]Over the last 12 months Number of...

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A: General information Date of review Person(s) conducting review B: Data 1 Rolling data CriteriaIn the last [insert period, eg quarter]Over the last 12 months Number of...

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Please click here for an Excel version of this register. Department/type of work Fee earner(s) involved Claimant name and contact details Claimant relationship...

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A: General information Date of monitoring review[insert date of monitoring review] Person conducting monitoring review B: Consolidated data CriteriaOver the last 12...

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It is not realistic to monitor every area of compliance every month. We take a risk-based approach by monitoring different areas of compliance each month, as set out in...

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