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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
Practice notes
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
Precedents
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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This Practice Note reflects advice, guidance and updates issued by the SRA and Law Society on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the...
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15th Jan
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You are under a continuing duty to advise your insurer of material facts and relevant changes to your practice. There are also some matters that are...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 15th Jan
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It makes good business sense for your firm to seek to limit the extent of its liability to clients. However, there are regulatory and legal hurdles to...
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15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th Jan
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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...
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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 15th Jan
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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has a published enforcement strategy setting out its approach to enforcement, assessing the seriousness of...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
Solicitors in any field of practice are under a duty to exercise reasonable care and skill when acting for clients. In wills and probate practice,...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Salter of Kingsley Napley 15th Jan
Practice notes
The Legal Ombudsman (LeO) has published guidance for legal service providers, setting out its approach when considering complaints as a result of the...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
Law firms are obliged to buy qualifying insurance on the SRA’s minimum terms. They must also ensure that their PII provides adequate and appropriate...
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15th Jan
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PII covers civil claims against your firm, most commonly for professional negligence.Key termsABSalternative business structure regulated by the...
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15th Jan
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Storms and flooding can cause major problems for businesses in the UK.The issue extends beyond businesses whose premises have been flooded or damaged...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 15th Jan
Practice notes
All firms regulated by the SRA must have professional indemnity insurance (PII) cover in order to practise. This must be obtained from a participating...
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Produced in partnership with Travelers Insurance Company Limited 15th Jan
Practice notes
Securing professional indemnity insurance (PII) cover is not always easy, even for an established firm. You could find that your insurer is not...
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Produced in partnership with Travelers Insurance Company Limited 15th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains how you can deal with your professional indemnity insurance (PII) brokers and underwriters, including:•questions to ask...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Noel Power of Dechert 15th Jan
Practice notes
The extent of the restrictions imposed by regulators or government will largely dictate the nature of the risks that you need to manage for your...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 15th Jan
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Pandemics are exceptional events which present organisations with difficult business conditions, uncertainty and particularly challenging information...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note reflects advice issued by the SRA and Law Society on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on a range of commercial and...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides practical guidance for general commercial practitioners on points to consider when drafting a business to business...
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15th Jan

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