Practice Compliance

Every law firm has a legal duty to comply with the SRA Handbook and a raft of other legislation and regulations. Get it wrong and you personally face investigation, disciplinary action, fines and prosecution (not to mention the damage to your reputation).

LexisPSL Practice Compliance is an online risk and compliance toolkit designed to help your firm get in line and stay in line. With clear, concise notes written by leading experts in compliance, spelling out exactly what you need to do in practical terms. Plus all the forms, checklists, policies, registers, templates and examples you need to do it right. We even provide training aids to help you educate your staff in key compliance areas.

And our lawyers check all our content to make sure it’s always in line with the latest changes in the law and the marketplace. So you can be completely confident your house is in order, at all times.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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We have reached a stage in your matter where it is appropriate for me to update you on costs.How costs are calculatedIt would probably be helpful for...
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To: [All staff][CC: [Insert name(s) as required]]From: [Management team/Risk partner/Other]Date: [Insert date]Re: [Professional indemnity insurance...
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The following table contains a register of people who are approved to sign on client account, including a description of their authority levels.Name...
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Please click for an Excel version of this register.This Precedent SRA Accounts Rules breach register is intended for use by a compliance officer for...
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Reports under the Whistleblowing policy can be made orally or in writing and they may be made anonymously or include the reporter’s identity.To make a...
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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) came into force on 1 July 2011. It applies to any business that is incorporated or trades in the UK. It covers bribery...
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Money can be withdrawn from client account in different ways, eg by cash, cheque, BACS or simply transferring it to a different account.All...
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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has three core operational functions: •authorisation (see Practice Note: SRA's authorisation...
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Please click for an Excel version of this register.Name of outsourcing supplierExcel Cleaning SuppliesAddressKMF House, LondonLead contact at...
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Please click for an Excel version of this register.General interestsNameStatusNature of interestThird party[Insert name][Insert status, eg Commercial...
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This Precedent can be used to help you comply with regulatory requirements in relation to complaints. It can also help you to regularly monitor,...
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This Precedent register allows you to keep a central record of all publicity within your organisation, who is r...
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Please click for an Excel version of this register.This Precedent compliance breach register is intended for use by a compliance officer for legal...
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1AuditPublicity material[Insert name of publicity material, eg Website homepage][Insert name of publicity material][Insert name of publicity...
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Please click for an Excel version of this register.This register is intended to record non-routine un...
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