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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
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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
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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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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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The UK Government has legislated to permit a number of UK authorities to obtain search warrants to 'raid' a business premises. The potential for a...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 12th Jan
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An undertaking is a commitment by a solicitor to do something. It can be enforced against the solicitor by the courts. Failure to comply with an...
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9th Nov
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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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You may apply simplified customer due diligence (SDD) measures in relation to particular business relationships or transactions which you determine...
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9th Nov

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Undertakings and the SRA 2011 [Archived]What is an undertaking? An undertaking is:•a statement, given orally or in writing (whether or not it includes...
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15th May
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Working with European lawyers—the Registered European Lawyer (REL) regimeAt 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation...
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15th May
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Undertakings and the courtThis Practice Note explains:•what powers the court has to enforce undertakings•when it is likely to exercise those...
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15th May
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Privilege—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different...
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15th May
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Use of confidential information in civil proceedingsThis Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings...
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15th May
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Privilege rules around the worldWhen dealing with litigation in various different jurisdictions, the Getting The Deal Through Guide (GTDT) titled:...
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15th May
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Privilege—loss or waiver of privilegeThis Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege...
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15th May
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Privilege—solicitor and client confidenceThis Practice Note looks at privilege and confidential information in the context of a client-solicitor...
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15th May
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Legal professional privilege in civil proceedingsThis Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice...
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15th May
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The SRA Code of Conduct for Firms imposes an obligation on the firm to comply with all undertakings given by the firm within an agreed timescale—or if...
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15th Feb
Precedents
1Policy statement1.1It is the policy of [firm name] (‘the firm’) to conduct its business in compliance with the highest professional standards. We are...
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14th Feb
Precedents
1Policy statement1.1It is the policy of [firm name] (‘the firm’) to conduct its business in compliance with the highest professional standards. We are...
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14th Feb
Q&As
The SRA Glossary defines an undertaking as:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting Limited 8th Jan
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The SRA Glossary defines an undertaking as:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or...
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7th Dec
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The SRA Glossary defines an undertaking as:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or...
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7th Dec
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There is no specific reference in the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Code of Conduct to undertakings. However, the institute’s...
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7th Dec
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Our understanding is that whether legal professional privilege (LPP) is available is a matter of common law. We do not understand the SRA’s proposals...
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7th Dec
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An undertaking is a commitment by a solicitor to do something. It can be enforced against the solicitor by the courts. Failure to comply with an...
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7th Dec

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