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  • 17 May 2020 11:58 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A partner who allowed her firm’s client account to be used as a banking facility in a £8m “cheque-clearing scheme” has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/law-firm-facilitated-8m-cheque-clearing-scheme?utm_source=iContact%2BWeekly%2BNewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=legal-futures&utm_content=


  • 17 May 2020 6:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Many managing partners will, I’m sure, now be breathing a huge sigh of relief because they’ve achieved homeworking for so many of their staff, so quickly and with relative ease.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/blog/eight-top-security-tips-for-homeworking


  • 04 May 2020 11:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Legal Services Consumer Panel (LSCP) has attacked Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) plans to reform the Compensation Fund, saying it should instead stop draining the fund to pay the cost of closing down law firms.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/consumer-panel-slams-compensation-fund-reforms


  • 04 May 2020 11:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The breach of trust by a solicitor jailed for stealing nearly £100,000 from clients who were his friends has been described as “monumental” by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/monumental-breach-of-trust-by-solicitor-turned-crook

  • 27 Apr 2020 11:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The breach of trust by a solicitor jailed for stealing nearly £100,000 from clients who were his friends has been described as “monumental” by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/monumental-breach-of-trust-by-solicitor-turned-crook

  • 27 Apr 2020 11:44 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three weeks into my ‘5K to Couch’ program and, according to my training schedule, I should be slumped in the lounge in my PJs eating Maltesers and binge-watching BBC box sets by now. Darwin said it’s not the fittest of a species that survives but those most able to adapt. Thankfully, I’m adapting to couch-potatoism quite well so far.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/blog/law-firms-must-adapt-to-survive-lockdown


  • 27 Apr 2020 11:40 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Young barristers are being especially badly hit by the coronavirus crisis and they are unlikely to get much help from the government’s self-employment income support scheme (SEISS).

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/young-barristers-spell-out-pandemics-devastating-financial-toll


  • 27 Apr 2020 11:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who “dipped into” a divorce client’s money, repeatedly lied about it and warned her not to complain to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) or Legal Ombudsman (LeO) has been struck off.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/solicitor-dipped-into-divorce-clients-funds


  • 24 Apr 2020 8:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In this unprecedented state of national emergency it hasn’t taken criminal organisations long to see a window of opportunity.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/associate-news/mitigating-the-risk-of-remote-working

  • 23 Apr 2020 3:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has left all sectors to consider how best to protect both their workforce and business from the virus. According to the BBC, approximately 1.5 million people regularly work from home but this number, in recent weeks, will have quickly increased as business leaders been forced to switched to a remote working model for all staff, due to the government-enforced lockdown.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/associate-news/tackling-the-rising-security-risks-of-remote-working?utm_source=iContact%2BWeekly%2BNewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=legal-futures&utm_content=


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