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In this article, first published in The Global Legal Post, our Partner, Andrew Pavlovic, Managing Partner, Clare Murray, and Senior Associate, Pooja Dasgupta, discuss the potential legal and regulatory risks of partner age discrimination for professional services firms along with some practical tips on how firms can help to promote and maintain a positive and inclusive culture for older partners.

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“Should we merge?” A Discussion on whether, when and how to merge with another firm – Professional Practices Alliance Growth Strategy Webinar Series

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 9.30 am – 10.30 am BST and Thursday, 26 May 2022, 9.30 am – 10.30 am BST

The SRA recently launched a new consultation on proposed rule changes on health and wellbeing at work, following their recent guidance and thematic review on workforce environments. The consultation proposes the introduction of a limited fitness to practise regime, enabling the SRA to place conditions or restrictions on a solicitors Practising Certificate where a medical […]

On 4 March 2022, the SRA launched a new consultation on proposed rule changes on health and wellbeing at work, following on from their recent guidance and thematic review on workplace environments. The consultation proposes the following change to the Code of Conduct for Individuals and Firms: ‘You treat colleagues fairly and with respect. You […]

The recent decision by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to abandon the re-hearing of its prosecution of Claire Matthews, a junior solicitor struck off the Roll by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in 2020 for acting dishonestly, has been widely welcomed by the legal profession.  In this news alert, senior associate Louise O’Connor and partner Andrew Pavlovic consider the potential implications of the decision for junior solicitors and firms moving forward.

In this news alert, Partner Andrew Pavlovic and Associate Yulia Fedorenko consider the legal hurdles that need to be overcome in order to obtain an injunction and the strategic, commercial, and reputational considerations that need to be evaluated when deciding whether or not to apply for injunctive relief, following the recent case of Transparently Ltd […]

In the third of our three-part video series on the SRA review, Partners Emma Bartlett and Andrew Pavlovic focus on the need for law firms to put in place effective systems of supervision, discussing the following: The role of effective supervision in cultivating the right culture What effective supervision looks like The SRA rules regarding supervision and the circumstances […]

In the second of our three-part video series on the SRA review, Partners Beth Hale and Andrew Pavlovic focus on the need for law firms to create a “speak-up” culture, considering the inherent challenges that law firms face in cultivating such a culture, and discussing what firms can do to encourage the reporting of: Mistakes […]

In this article, first published by Accountancy Age, our regulatory and professional discipline partner, Andrew Pavlovic, shares insights on KPMG’s tribunal hearing, shedding light on the regulatory implications for the firm and individuals involved.

In this series of news alerts, our regulatory and professional discipline partner, Andrew Pavlovic, identifies three key regulatory trends of which firms and solicitors need to be aware in 2022.  In this third alert, Andrew Pavlovic the steps law firms can take to better protect themselves from the rising risk of cyber-security issues and the regulatory implications of cyber-crime on firms, including the obligations firms have to report cyber-security breaches.