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Fitness to practise

United Kingdom - December 2 2021 The demanding pace and challenges of the legal sector can take its toll on those who work within it and there has been no shortage of commentary on…

Jonathan Lawrence

On-demand webinar: Whistleblowing in law firms

United Kingdom - September 21 2021 There has been a growing focus in recent years on whistleblowing issues within the legal sector and it is important, both from an employment law and a…

Chris Holme, Niya Phiri

Harcus Sinclair LLP and another (Respondents) v Your Lawyers Ltd (Appellant) - Supreme Court addresses whether the court's inherent supervisory jurisdiction applies to LLPs

United Kingdom - August 5 2021 The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal in Harcus Sinclair LLP and another (Respondents) v Your Lawyers Ltd (Appellant) [2021] UKSC 32, a…

SDT consultation on standard of proof in lawyers’ disciplinary proceedings

United Kingdom - August 7 2018 The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) has recently issued its anticipated consultation (available here) on whether the standard of proof that it…

Sarah Clover

Ivey v Genting Casinos: A new test for ‘dishonesty’ among professionals?

United Kingdom - November 1 2017 Last week, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd [2017] UKSC 67. The colourful facts of the case, involving a…

Rupert Webber