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Überblick über das neue Zulassungsrecht: Was muss der Syndikusrechtsanwalt tun?
  • Beiten Burkhardt
  • Germany
  • February 8 2016

In der BRAO ist die Tätigkeit angestellter Rechtsanwälte umfassend neu geregelt und der Begriff des Syndikusanwalts gesetzlich definiert worden


Stand and deliver: what documents must a solicitor deliver up to its client when asked for 'the file'?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

Most compliance managers or complaints partners will experience that sinking feeling when yet another file request lands on their desks, often with


Don't leave me this way: SRA to split from the Law Society?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

From almost a standing start around ten years ago, solicitors are now among the most regulated professionals in the UK. The amount of attention


Divisional Court rules SFO procedure for isolating LPP material is lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

The handling of material which is potentially subject to legal professional privilege is an important and often contentious matter in the


UK Regulator to Consult on Application of the Senior Manager Regime to a Firm’s Legal Function
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

On January 27, 2016, the FCA published a statement on the application of the Senior Manager Regime to a firm's legal function. The SMR will come into


Mansion Estates Ltd v Hayre & Co (a firm) 2016 EWHC 96 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2016

The Chancery Division recently held that a solicitor was negligent for failing to attach a correct plan to a transfer of part and for failing to


Reporting Attorney Misconduct: The “Fitness as a Lawyer” Factor
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

In this last part of a series about reporting misconduct under Rule 8.3, we will examine the requirement that the misconduct in question “raises a


Costs management - all change?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2016

The Civil Procedure Rules Committee has been busy. Amongst other things, it has proposed amending the costs management provisions in CPR 3.12 and 13


“Good luck sweetie” letter, unauthorized practice, draw discipline complaint
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

Be aware of your jurisdiction’s limits on what a “retired” lawyer can and cannot do, and obey them or risk being tagged for the unauthorized


When is legal advice not legal advice?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2016

In a recent case management decision in Property Alliance Group v Royal Bank of Scotland (2015), the Court upheld RBS's claim to legal advice