Risk management

Risk management guidance:

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 day-to-day operation of law...

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A risk management policy outlines the risks posed to a business and provides a set of actions to be taken to both prevent the risk from occurring and reduce the impact of...

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Managing risk is not a one-off event, it is an ongoing process, as illustrated below: This Practice Note provides guidance on evaluating and recording risks by way of a...

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Lawyers generally have a reputation among business people for being risk averse. In-house lawyers cannot be excessively risk averse—they have to embrace risk, knowing how...

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Please complete and email this form to the [[insert details of person nominated to receive risk reports]]. If you wish to make an anonymous report, you can do so. Simply...

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Investment in risk management is important. You should have some sort of risk function offering maximum return on investment by: • carrying out the greatest possible...

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STOP PRESS: The SRA Standards and Regulations (also known as the ‘StaRs’) are in force from 25 November 2019. They replace the SRA Handbook 2011. Key changes include...

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Our practice note: Formulating a risk management policy sets out how you might do this. This practice note identifies some common risks facing law firms. What is risk?...

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Risk management is a cornerstone of a firm's governance, culture and business strategy. It requires the application of principle to specific circumstances. The challenge...

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1 General information Review period[Insert review period] Date of review[Insert date] Person(s) conducting review[Insert name(s)] 2 Complaints Number of complaints...

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A: General information Date of review Person(s) conducting review B: Review and findings Are your risk management policy and procedures up to date and fit for...

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1 Introduction 1.1 Risk management is central to the regulatory regime under which we operate. [Insert name of firm] is committed to ensuring effective risk management...

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QuestionCorrect answer 1. What is a risk? (c) The possibility of an adverse/unwelcome outcome 2. How do we identify risk? (a) Using all available sources, including...

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How to use this test These questions are designed to test your understanding after your attendance at training on our risk management procedures. After you have completed...

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Name of firm Name of role holder Reports to Role type☐ Full-time☐ Part-time☐ Contractor If a contractor role, length of contract Primary location Date role commenced...

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A: General information Date of review[insert date] Person(s) conducting review[insert name] B: Review and findings Is your Risk register up to date?Yes/No(If no, ensure...

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What’s the purpose of the SRA Risk Outlook? On 25 July 2018, the SRA published the Risk Outlook 2018–2019 which sets out the ten priority risks and challenges the SRA...

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There is a widely accepted definition of risk, ie: Risk = probability x impact So, for any given risk faced by your business, there are two questions: • how likely is it...

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The purpose of our presentation is to train your staff on your risk management policy and to communicate risk information to staff. The training materials are...

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