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  • Brexit resources for professional firms

    On 30 January representatives from a range of professional firms met for a frank discussion about the potential implications of a no-deal Brexit for law firms

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • Brexit considerations for Professional Service firms

    Brexit considerations for Professional Service firms

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • COLP Forum - September 2015

    On 29 September 2015, a forum for Compliance Officers for Legal Practice (COLPs) took place at Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP's office to examine the cyber security threats facing the legal services industry and the action firms should be taking to respond.

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • COLP Bleet 19 June 2015

    In this week’s news, the SRA has issued guidance highlighting the importance of identifying when client money is missing and taking immediate steps to replace it, and has published further examples of practices used by fraudsters targeting law firms.

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • COLP Bleet 12 June 2015

    As the sun shines on the hottest day of the year in London, the SRA continues to shine a light on cyber crime risks, and the Law Society has helpfully created a free online training module for solicitors.

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • COLP Bleet 14 May 2015

    It was an exciting week for the legal profession as we learn that Gateley are the first law firm to seek an AIM listing. It will be interesting to see whether this step gives them the ‘first mover advantage’ as they hope.

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • COLP Bleet 16.03.2015

    Some interesting developments with respect to training and competence, which is timely given that we are told by the law Society that Generation Y are a new breed with unprecedented career expectations.

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • COLP Bleet 13.02.2015

    A short and sweet Bleet this time, although all firms will need to give some thought to how they plan to implement the new, more flexible CPD regime.

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • COLP Forum - September 2014

    On Tuesday 23 September 2014 representatives of a number of law firms met at the offices of MTG to discuss various issues affecting the Compliance Office for Legal Practice (COLP).

    Posted by Corinne Staves on
  • COLP Bleet

    Welcome to the first ever COLP Bleet. As you will see, the SRA have issued more guidance on anti-money laundering, in-keeping with its current AML drive and greater scrutiny of law firms in this area.

    Posted by Corinne Staves on