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We are delighted to share with you the recording of the recent Professional Practices Alliance webinar, Moving The ESG Needle For Law Firms – Deciding What Matters And What Can Be Achieved, in which our expert panel discuss how professional practices priorities are shifting regarding ESG.  In this webinar, our chair Andrew Pavlovic, (CM Murray LLP), Rob Millard (Cambridge […]

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The SRA first published its Warning Notice on non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in March 2018, following concerns arising from the #metoo movement that settlement agreements containing NDAs were being used to prevent the reporting of misconduct to the relevant criminal/regulatory authorities. Approximately 5 years on, the SRA has conducted a thematic review, conducting surveys and visiting firms, […]

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It has now been approximately 4 months since the SRA’s new rules on unfair treatment and challenging behaviour came into force. Having now advised on a number of these cases, it is becoming clear that the new rules, whilst undoubtedly well intentioned, are not straightforward to navigate and present a number of practical challenges for firms. […]

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We are delighted to share with you the recording of the recent webinar “New SRA Rules on Unfair Treatment and Challenging Behaviour – What Firms and Partners Need to Know”, in which our expert panel discuss the new SRA rules on unfair treatment and challenging behaviour. In this webinar, you can hear from guest speaker, Adam Tolley […]

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In the next episode of our regulatory podcast ReguLaw, Partner and Regulatory specialist, Andrew Pavlovic, and Associate, Naomi Latham are joined by David Hopkins of 39 Essex Chambers. David has a substantial professional discipline practice and regularly appears in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, acting for both the SRA and respondents. Andrew, Naomi and David discuss the SRA’s changing approach to sanctions […]

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Moving the ESG needle for law firms: deciding what matters and what can be achieved: PPA Webinar – Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 9.00 am – 10.00 am BST

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We are delighted to share with you the recording of our recent webinar, ‘Is Your Firm prepared for the Financial Year Ahead? Key Trends and Challenges for Professional Services Firms in 2023/24’, in which our expert panel discuss the financial year ahead for professional services firms. In this webinar, you can hear from Chair, Corinne Staves (CM Murray LLP), and speakers Robert […]

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New SRA Rules on Unfair Treatment and Challenging Behaviour – What Firms and Partners Need to Know – Webinar – 14 July 2023 – 9.00 am – 10.00 am BST

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The decision of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (“SDT”) to strike off Oliver Bretherton from the Roll of Solicitors is undoubtedly significant.  It is understood to be the first time a solicitor has been struck off for work related sexual misconduct where there have been no associated criminal proceedings or allegations. Whilst the SDT has yet […]

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One of the most discussed aspects of the SRA’s new rule changes on health and well being at work is the requirement on managers to challenge unfair/discriminatory behaviour. In this Ten-Minute Talk, our Regulatory and Professional Discipline Partner, Andrew Pavlovic, and Managing Partner, Clare Murray, discuss the following issues raised by the new rule changes, including: Who is […]

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