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Register of Assets and Liabilities

Registered Societies know the challenges of ensuring they have a compliant register in place to meet the new governance Standard. Many advisers are actively promoting services to assist them in the creation of their registers and putting on seminars and ...

What is misconduct?

As the new Legal Ombudsman takes over complaint handling from the Legal Complaints Service, we explore what lessons can be learned about the enforcement of professional conduct rules and how this interacts with successful tendering The impact of market forces ...

When should in-house lawyers consult external counsel?

By Lucy Trevelyan The in-house lawyer is the ultimate jack of all trades. Naturally required to know their company’s core business inside out, they are also expected to be instant experts on diverse legal fields depending on their company’s needs: ...