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Collateral Waiver of Privilege
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2019

The claim arose as a result of the Claimant falling over a temporary road sign when works were about to commence. His claim was brought under the


Fundamental dishonesty - Can inconsistencies in evidence be excused by blaming solicitors or doctors?
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2019

Throughout the course of litigation, inconsistencies in a claimant's, or a defendant's, evidence may crop up. Often, parties may lay the blame for


The Three "Cs" for Investment Advisers' Compliance Attention in 2019
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

As chief compliance officers prepare for their annual compliance reviews, they should familiarize themselves with the Examination Priorities Letter


Guest Blog - Crushed
  • Prodonovich Advisory
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2018

In Britain earlier this fall, three solicitors lost their careers. The High Court of England & Wales, overturning a decision by the Solicitors


Choosing legal counsel in the UK: A guide for cost-conscious GCs and non-UK lawyers
  • Keystone Law
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2018

The legal profession in England and Wales has historically been split into solicitors and barristers, each with their clearly defined roles


Court of Appeal decision serves as a reminder of the importance of the scope of solicitor's retainer
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2018

The Court of Appeal has recently handed down its unanimous decision in the professional negligence case of Lyons -v- Fox Williams LLP 2018 EWCA Civ


OCIE Publishes Risk Alert Regarding Cash Solicitation Rule
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

On October 31, 2018, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") published a National Exam Program Risk Alert (the "Risk Alert")


Duty to warn is co-extensive with a solicitor's retainer
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 1 2018

The Court of Appeal has today (25 October 2018) dismissed an appeal which challenged a judge's finding that a solicitor was not under a duty to warn


Rubbing salt into the wound of an applicant in unfair dismissal proceedings
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 1 2018

An applicant whose claim was "doomed to fail", and was pursued by her to inflict as much damage as possible on her former employer, has led to severe


Money laundering crackdown: solicitors and accountants in the firing line?
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 1 2018

Security minister Ben Wallace launched the Government’s new National Economic Crime Centre today with a promise to crack down on “facilitators” of