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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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Practice notes
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
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
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
Practice notes
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
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
Professional negligence claims against solicitors have become more common in recent years. This is due to a combination of factors, such as:•an...
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Produced in partnership with Jemma Brimblecombe of Kingsley Napley 8th Jan
Q&As
Personal data that is subject to a duty of client confidentiality or contained within communications that are considered to be legally privileged may...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting Limited 8th Jan
Practice notes
Completing a Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) proposal form is a time consuming task, and involves the collation of a significant body of...
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8th Jan
Q&As
This Q&A answers the following questions:•can a firm be liable to its client in a transaction where a loss is sustained through currency fluctuation...
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Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 8th Jan
Practice notes
Failure to communicate effectively with a client is perhaps the most common cause of complaints and claims. Whether or not the claim is justified, it...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 8th Jan
Precedents
Executive summary[Insert a strong summary which references key elements in this risk management submission.]Overview of [insert firm name][Set out...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 8th Jan
Q&As
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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Produced in partnership with Dr David Smith of JMW Solicitors LLP 8th Jan
Q&As
Professional indemnity insurance (PII) is a vital part of protecting the financial interests of clients. The SRA is aware that some firms have not...
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7th Dec
Q&As
All firms carrying on business must have qualifying professional indemnity insurance (PII) provided by a participating insurer. This Q&A sets out what...
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7th Dec
Precedents
1Introduction1.1We aim to offer an excellent service to our clients. Mistakes can occasionally happen despite our best efforts. We aim, as far as...
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7th Dec
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Dear [insert client’s name]I am [insert name and job title of person dealing with the act/omission notification].I am writing to you to let you know...
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7th Dec
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1Your detailsFirm name[Insert name]Policy number[Insert number]Contact name[Insert name]Contact details[Insert contact details (email address,...
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7th Dec

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