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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note lists high-risk third countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), HM Treasury and the European Commission as...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
Precedents
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
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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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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
Precedents
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
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This Practice Note sets out when organisations must appoint a nominated officer, the duties of the nominated officer and practical steps nominated...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings including what confidential information is, how to...
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15th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance for in-house solicitors on their breach reporting obligations under the SRA Standards and Regulations, in force...
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9th Apr
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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has wanted to restructure the way it regulates solicitors and law firms for a long time. From June 2016...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains what legal professional privilege (LPP) is, including loss and waiver of LPP, summarises key case law and outlines LPP...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ratliff of 6KBW College Hill 9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the SRA Handbook 2011 (the Handbook), focusing on the obligations imposed on in-house lawyers. For further...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at privilege and confidential information in the context of a client-solicitor relationship where that solicitor-client...
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8th Apr
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When dealing with litigation in various different jurisdictions, the Getting The Deal Through Guide (GTDT) titled: legal privilege and professional...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege (LPP) and in particular considers the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. It considers the...
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8th Apr
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Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) protects the confidentiality of written and oral communications between lawyers and clients. It entitles a party to...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ratliff of 6KBW College Hill 1st Apr
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At 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation period, entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, came to an...
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1st Apr
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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) operates a registration regime for foreign lawyers. Once registered, a registered foreign lawyer (RFL) is...
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31st Mar
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This Practice Note provides guidance for in-house solicitors on the SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs, contained in the SRA Standards...
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23rd Mar
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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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10th Mar
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The way the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates the solicitors’ profession has been evolving since its inception—from a prescriptive...
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8th Mar
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The SRA Standards and Regulations set out the standards and requirements that individual solicitors, RELs, RFLs and firms regulated by the Solicitors...
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8th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different types of privilege, including...
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1st Mar
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The SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs (Code for Solicitors) forms part of the SRA Standards and Regulations, in force from 25 November...
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26th Feb
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What is an undertaking?An undertaking is:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or ‘undertaking’•to...
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17th Feb

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