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SRA Jobs: Investigation and Supervision
 
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Find out what it means to be part of a team who resolve complaints & investigate solicitors / law firms when things go wrong. Find out more: https://www.sra.org.uk/sra/jobs.page
Solicitors Regulation Authority | #IDAHOBIT
 
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Barry Matthews, Board Member at Solicitors Regulation Authority explains why the company is supporting #IDAHOBIT. The Solicitors Regulation Authority is the regulator of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales. View their profile: https://www.vercida.com/uk/employers/solicitors-regulation-authority Search SRA jobs: https://www.vercida.com/uk/employers/solicitors-regulation-authority#openings
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Assessment Drives Learning: The Solicitors Qualifying Exam Eliminates U.K. Law School Requirement
 
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The regulatory body that oversees the legal profession in England and Wales, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), has enacted a major overhaul of legal training and solicitor licensure. This will take effect in 2020. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join attorney Mark A. Cohen, CEO of Legal Mosaic and Julie Brannan, Director of Education and Training for the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), as they discuss how the U.K. is eliminating the requirement of attending law school in favor of a skills exam. They talk about that exam, its potential impact on law students and the legal community, and whether or not the United States will adopt a similar practice. Mark Cohen, the CEO of Legal Mosaic, is a Distinguished Lecturer in Law at Georgetown Law School and writes a weekly column on the global legal marketplace for Forbes. Mark recently wrote a piece for Forbes titled, “A British Reboot of Legal Education-- Law School Optional.” Julie Brannan is the director of education and training for the Solicitors Regulation Authority better known as the SRA out of the U.K. She joined the SRA in October 2013, and since then has been leading the Training for Tomorrow review of legal education and training. Special thanks to our sponsors, Clio and Litera.
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Solicitors' Code of Conduct 2007 June 2009 edition
 
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SERIOUS REQUIRED READING IF YOURE A SOLICITOR AND A GUIDE TO YOUR RIGHTS IF YOU ARENT An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers If you are a solicitor, the Solicitors Code of Conduct 2007 should be a permanently to hand on your nearest book shelf particularly in view of the volume of regulation now faced by solicitors and the de-regulation of CFAs. This, the 2009 edition is published almost 2 years after the 2007 edition. It reflects the accelerating pace of change in the legal services sector in the Age of Regulation. Core duties and rules and guidance, written in plain English, are logically laid out and of the highest standards we expect of the Law Societys excellent publications. In addition to the guidance notes in the Code, the Solicitors Regulation Authority publishes free standing guidance from time to time, alerting you to new issues of public interest. The www.sra.org.uk site lists details. Even if youre not a solicitor, youll find it useful to be aware of the standards of service and conduct you should expect from any solicitor you instruct. The sections on core duties (set out in Rule 1) and client relations are certainly pertinent. Note section 2.03 Information about the cost, for example: You must give your client the best information possible about the likely overall cost of a matter both at the outset and, when appropriate, as the matter progresses. And so forth. So there! Key changes in this edition reflect the Legal Services Act 2007 regarding firm based regulation and legal disciplinary practices. These apply to all managers and employees in firms. Rules that have been extensively amended include the following which are the linchpin of a modern practice: •Rule 12 Framework of practice •Rule 14 Recognised bodies (formerly incorporated practice) •Rule 29 Requirements of practice •Rule 23 Application of these rules Other important changes have been made to: Rule 5 (business management in England and Wales) and Rule 7 (publicity). As Peter Williamson of the Solicitors Regulation Authority points out, Professional ethics form the very bedrock of the delivery of legal services, adding that the core duties set out in rule 1 of the Code define the values to be displayed in everything lawyers and their colleagues do. Integrity and independence together with fairness and the values of equality and diversity must remain constants, whatever the structures in which we work. It is heartening to know that the SRA is highly principled and upholds such high standards for the protection of the public. It is to be expected that all solicitors in England and Wales will be aware of the content of this Code and will at all times endeavour to comply with it- thats why it is serious required reading for all on modern conduct in the Age of Regulation. ISBN: 978-1-85328-813-5 YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/my_videos_edit?ns=1&video_id=770Zmd19LMw SOLICITORS CODE OF CONDUCT June 2009 Edition Including SRA Recognised Bodies Regulations 2009 Solicitors Regulation Authority The Law Society ISBN: 978-1-85328-813-5 www.lawsociety.org.uk
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Claim4Money
 
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Claim4Money is a trading style of Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors. Regulated and Authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. We deal with all personal injury claims for consumers in England and Wales. Call us today on 0800 808 8850 to discuss your claim.
Embedding risk and compliance management across the law firm - risk panel @ LPM 2016
 
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Learn more about LPM 2018: http://www.lsn.co.uk/LPM2018 The next LPM conference is taking place in three locations across England. London – 6 February 2018 http://www.lsn.co.uk/LPMLondon2018 Birmingham – 24 April 2018 http://www.lsn.co.uk/LPMBham2018 Manchester – 17 May 2018 http://www.lsn.co.uk/LPMManc2018 The risk panel at LPM London 2016 were: Chris Handford, director of regulatory policy, Solicitors Regulation Authority Paul Lowe, former operations director, Darbys Solicitors Natasha Rawley, director, Archive Document Data Storage Moderator: Shaun Jardine, CEO, Brethertons The panel was filmed at the Legal Practice Management conference in London, May 2016. Video content highlights: Accepting that change is on the horizon - embedding risk and compliance management across the firm - Making sure your firm is resilient enough to thrive irrespective of the increasing regulatory burden - Getting to grips with the changes from the SRA in the new handbook - Continuing to adapt and prosper in a post-Legal Services Act world - Impact and preparation for the announcement of government consultation outcomes
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Solicitors a new qualification process
 
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Claire Leslie Senior Careers Consultant for Warwick Law School. Transcript: "The Solicitors profession is subject to regulation to ensure that solicitors are able to provide a good service to the public and do not behave dishonestly. The overarching regulator for the Bar and Solicitors professions is the Legal Services Board and the regulator for solicitors is the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority. The Solicitors’ Regulation Authority has announced proposals to replace the Qualifying Law Degree as the first stage of professional qualification with two requirements (i) an Honours degree in any subject; and (ii) successful completion of the Solicitors’ Qualifying Examination (SQE), stage 1. If these proposals are approved, the SQE stage 1 will be introduced at a date to be determined, which is likely to be either September 2019 or September 2020. The concept of a qualifying law degree will disappear if these proposals are taken forward and law students will need to sit and pas SQE stage 1 just as will those without a law degree. The subjects to be covered in SQE part 1 are as follows: • Principles of professional Conduct, Public and Administrative law and the Legal Systems of England and Wales • Dispute Resolution in Contract and Tort • Property law and practice • Commercial and Corporate Law and practice • Wills and the Administration of Estates and Trusts • Criminal Law and Practice • Legal Research and Writing" Law Blog: https://lawblog.warwick.ac.uk/ Legal Careers Advice: https://www.youtube.com/user/careersandskills/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=37 Filmed & edited by Susan Vollmer
SRA Selector: Matt Hamer - Acoustic Session
 
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Watch Matt Hamer perform 'Winter' backstage at The Big Slice local music night at the Night & Day Cafe for the the SRA Selector British new music show. Listen to the Shock Radio show by visiting www.louischadwick.co.uk and www.shockradio.co.uk Shot by Sam McMahon & Anthony Alker To find out more about The Big Slice - visit https://www.facebook.com/TheBigSlice To find out more about Night & Day - visit www.nightnday.org To find out more about Matt Hamer - visit https://www.facebook.com/matthamermusic This radio show is an SRA-affiliated version of The Selector and NOT the official Selector for The British Council show. To listen to The Selector for The British Council, presented by Goldierocks, please go to http://selector-radio.com
Views: 526 Louis Chadwick
Solicitors Regulation Authority DENTONS LAW FIRM + PENNINGTONS MANCHES National Crime Agency Case
 
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MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft liquidation bank fraud bribery case which is encircling the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes has disclosed that two High Court Judges respectively the recently retired Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp are understood to be both seriously implicated in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard “cross-border” criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain a compelling evidential paper trail which surrounds the Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp “close links” with the “targeted” Withersworldwide and Goodman Derrick law firms trans-national crime syndicate who are known to have executed this massive bank fraud heist operation which streches the globe. Scotland Yard leaked sources have disclosed that the former HM Treasury Permanent Secretaries respectively Sir Peter Middleton along with Lord Terence Burns are confronting major ongoing allegations of money laundering offshore tax fraud and bribery on an industrial scale. This source also said that the offences were committed during their tenure as the most senior civil servants at HM Treasury. It has emerged that Sir Peter Middleton later became Chairman of Barclays Bank whilst Lord Terence Burns assumed the role as Chairman of the Ofcom news media broadcasting authority which enabled them “in concert” to effectively impulse the extended money laundering operation spanning three continents. It is public knowledge that RBS Coutts & Co Barclays International Lloyds Private Banking and HSBC Private Banking “targeted” the Carroll Global Corporation Trust banking arrangements which has prompted well seasoned political observers in Westminster to remark that the current Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Ian Burnett of Maldon Essex will be a pivotal force behind the much needed conclusion to this sorry affair. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who is known to have an intimate knowledge of this major public interest case. International News Networks: http://news-carrolltrust.com
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SRA Event;Law Society.
 
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Views: 10 David Ofosu-Appiah
Free Uk Immigration Advice By Solicitor | Immigration Lawyers UK | Best Immigration Lawyers In UK
 
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Call and Speak for free to one of Best Immigration Lawyers In UK. A fully qualified UK Human Rights Solicitor working in a UK law firm registered with the law society We offer FREE IMMIGRATION ADVICE to establish if you meet the requirements for the UK visa required in general. Cross Border Legal Is a Specialist Immigration & Human Rights Law firm registered with the Law Society of England and Wale – regulated by the Solicitor Regulator Authority to provide Legal service on UK Immigration. A REAL SOLICITOR FIRM. Thus you can rest assured of the best quality advice and service from a dedicated Human Rights Solicitor. Facebook Page: “FreeUkImmigrationAdviceBySolicitor” Skype: Tito.Mbariti Available on phone and Skype : Working hours - Friday (9:30 am to 5:30 pm UK Time) - closed weekend and public holidays Free UK Immigration Advice - Free Initial consultation - Free Immigration Advice Do you need immigration legal advice or help with your visa application? Not ready to risk your chances by taking advice from non-solicitor immigration advisers? Want a specialist immigration lawyer in the UK to access your case but not sure you can afford his/her consultation fee? Looking to get it right in the first go and give your application a better chance of success? Need to appeal you a UK visa refusal? The Firm’s solicitor - Tito; is a UK Immigration Solicitor/ Human Rights Solicitor specialist. Fully qualified Human Rights Solicitor and Member of the UK Law Society, who worked in the UK Immigration Sector for several years now since graduating with a Masters Degree specialising in Immigration and Human Rights Law from the University of Kent. Mr Tito aims to be the best Immigration Solicitor in the UK and take even the most difficult cases, which other Human Rights Solicitors / Immigration Lawyers in the UK may find too complicated. How we can Help Contact us today for FREE ASSESSMENT – FREE UK IMMINGRATION ADVICE over the phone, SKYPE, FACETIME OR WHATUP, to see how we can help you Past the initial assessment you can instruct the solicitor to help you make sure you understand if you meet the specific visa requirements and if not be able to guide you as to how you can meet the requirements. We guide you on the documents you require, the format they are required in and provide samples where needed. We work with you to submit the best application which will be accompanied with a cover letter with a legal submission from the solicitor to ensure a successful outcome and that visa is granted the first time or that you win your appeal if you are looking to challenge a visa that has already been refused. We deal with all areas of UK Immigration, European and Human Rights law, be it initial applications, extensions or appeals Our Office is Based in Leicester, England but we offer a worldwide service and clientele are from all parts of the world including: UK, Asia, American, Africa, Europe and Australia. We appreciate that due to distance and time differences it is not always practical to visit solicitors’ office or call your UK Immigration Solicitor on the phone or during typical office hours and so I use modern technology to bridge this gap. The solicitor Tito is accessible online through Skype, Facebook, Email, Viber or Facetime. – SEE MY WEBBLOG TESTIMONIALS OFFERING FREE INITIAL CONSULTATIONS (UP TO 15 MINS) with no obligations to instruct. Call us, we look forward to taking your call and helping with your immigration matter Call: 01163800744 Skype: tito.mbariti Facetime/whatup/viber: 07544669131 Visit Us: (By appointment ONLY) 99 Princess Road East, Leicester, LE1 7LF Website: www.Crossborderlegal.co.uk
Jackie Appiah: Are You in Need of UK Immigration Advice or Assistance? Call Adukus Solicitors Now!
 
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Are you in the UK in need of Immigration help? Are you looking to relocate to the UK? Are you looking renew your stay or regularize your stay in the UK? If the answer is YES—then Call Adukus Solicitors in London now. If you require UK Immigration advice or assistance on the above or any other matter, contact Adukus Solicitors on +447837576037 (Direct and Whatsapp) or +442071831479.  Alternatively, E-mail: [email protected]  Adukus Solicitors is a law firm based in London specializing in Immigration & Nationality Law, Criminal Law (including Police Station and Court Representation), Housing Law, Family Law, Prison Law, and Personal Injury. The firm is authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
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The Law Society -  COLP Toolkit  2nd edition
 
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BOOK REVIEW COLPs TOOLKIT 2nd edition Includes CD By Michelle Garlick ISBN: 978 1 78446 045 7 THE LAW SOCIETY Law Society’s Risk and Compliance Service www.lawsociety.org.uk ANOTHER EXCELLENT LAW SOCIETY TOOLKIT IN THE RISK & COMPLIANCE SERIES An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers Michelle Garlick and Law Society Publications continue to provide us with excellent administrative support in the increasingly complex regulatory area that lawyers face today - we do rely on the advice given to make our professional lives so much easier. This need has arisen because of the introduction of this ‘system’ or regime of compliance officers for legal practice (COLPs) scheme. The Solicitors Regulatory Authority has, at last, simplified some of the procedures for the approval, declaration and notification of changes to the role of a COLP and we have been given a first-class piece of guidance here with this new toolkit updated for a second edition. Law Society publications are by far the best on the market for these professional guides for law firms and every lawyer should know of their existence and have a copy in their own law library for reference. These changes to the COLP regime, as well as additional new templates, are included in this updated second edition. It’s an invaluable resource for both new and existing COLPs. Like others in the series, this essential toolkit contains draft policies, procedural checklists and other instruments to assist practitioners in demonstrating due diligence and remaining fully compliant with the SRA Handbook. An absolute must for the practising solicitor in today’s regulatory frenzy which we hope will die down a bit now the Brexiteers have got what they wanted! This fully updated edition also has a new chapter entitled 'Additional COLP tools', which we found extremely helpful as well. Pearl Moses, who is Head of Risk and Compliance at the Law Society, writes in the Foreword that “our hope is that these toolkits rapidly become ‘must-have’ elements in every practitioner’s compliance armoury” and she recommends them “without reservation” as we do. There are also several new and revised templates, including the following list set out on the back cover: a revised risk register; a COLP nomination form; a checklist for new COLPs; a routine compliance activities checklist; a key staff monthly feedback report; a checklist of action in a suspected breach; data protection and loss policies; and audit and file review forms. As with all Law Society publications, this new edition will be of great help to all those members of staff responsible for a firm's regulatory compliance in order that they can ensure that the correct processes are in place. As the author, Michelle Garlick, says, “every firm is different and one size does not fit all, but it is hoped that the toolkit will help you and your firm”, and it does just that! Garlick, is a partner at Weightmans where she heads a team advising law firms on regulatory compliance, claims, complaints handling, disciplinary representation and risk management issues. She comes to her task with relish and, as to be expected, a wonderful expertise which cannot be matched elsewhere so we are all in good hands with the advice we receive here. As Michelle says “Good luck in your new role!” The publication is based on the law and SRA regulatory requirements as at May 2016.
Views: 33 Phillip Taylor
taking stock
 
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On 6th October The SRA's new Handbook is implemented. This is also the date when Outcomes Focused Regulation takes effect for the Legal Profession in England & Wales. This will herald a completely new approach to licensing and regulation. Is your firm ready for the changes? Watch this video to find out about a FREE webinar on 8th September that will help you preprare your firm for the changes.
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Setting Up and Managing a Legal Practice by Martin Smith (3rd edition by The Law Society)
 
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An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE of Richmond Green Chambers. "MANAGING THE FIRM" Martin Smith has produced a thoroughly expanded and welcome new edition of this much needed guide to the creation and running of a legal practice which will be of great help to all the support staff who can make or break the success of any legal business. The third edition has been completely updated relying on the authors extensive administrative experience. Smith has provided here a practical, straightforward and well structured guide on how to set up and run your legal practice including all the common sense points which we all really know about but sometimes forget or put to one side! The book remains a much loved and invaluable best-seller from the Law Society stable, and relies on the tried and tested methods of its author and it will be of great use to all solicitors seeking to establish and manage their legal practice in England and Wales. The book has two parts: Part I deals with setting up your practice, and, in 12 chapters, covers issues such as deciding the legal constitution of your practice, to finance and advertising. Part II is entitled keeping going: how to manage the small practice with 8 chapters which investigates the ongoing management of your practice including a specific chapter on marketing and how to manage the growth of your firm. There are 15 appendices which deal with the nitty-gritty of the profession and they are a most welcome reference point of the work. For the third edition, these appendices are now on the CD-ROM including specimen documents for easy and fast customization, and that should save us both time and money. The work takes account of: •the impact of the Solicitors Code of Conduct 2007; •the introduction of the Solicitors Regulation Authority; •the implications of the Legal Services Act 2007; •the newly revised Lexcel practice management standard; and •contemporary legal and regulatory developments. Apparently, the Law Society had strong reservations about the success of this book in 1995 when advice from outside reviewers of the project was that trying to produce a single book covering the myriad of tasks that need to be completed in order to set up a new practice was well nigh impossible because too much ground needed to be covered. WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE So, Martin Smith has taken away the cartoons which appeared in earlier editions and he describes the more serious environment we face as new practices are set up and struggle to cope, with the parting hope that the book will prove as useful as ever to those bold enough to start a new practice. It is and it does- those constructive observations from 1995 are now water under the bridge! ISBN: 978-1-85328-659-9
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NBM Conveyancing Solicitors - About the firm
 
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About NBM Solicitors Nigel Broadhead & Co was established in January 1985 by founder Nigel Broadhead. A few years later Nigel was joined by Stephen Mynard and the company became Nigel Broadhead Mynard & Co. Now it is better known by its trading name of NBM Solicitors. The initial aim of NBM was to provide the lowest possible price for Conveyancing services to our clients without sacrificing the personal touch. This is still the aim of the company today as the loyal client base who understand our mission increases daily. NBM is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Registered Number 00061052) to operate in England and Wales. You can access the rules at their website. NBM Solicitors is a member of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme. Here is why we don't think you will find a better legal service for conveyancing in England or Wales:- We price ourselves competitively. We won't be bettered on price and to prove it we will beat any genuine comparable quote that you get from another solicitor. Please call if you get a cheaper conveyancing quotation. We have over 28 years experience of conveyancing. What this means is that we have the necessary expertise to offer you the best advice in all situations. We use technology to bring information to you as quickly as possible. You will be provided with an e-mail address for your conveyancer as well as telephone support. Most of our conveyancers work in teams. This means that you are more likely to find someone free to help you when you need it and not a week later. We specialise in conveyancing. This means that your NBM conveyancer works solely in this area and is an expert in this field. We complete transactions in the shortest time possible whilst maintaining high levels of professionalism and customer service standards. We sell our services directly to you, the public. We are 100% independent of introducing sources such as Estate Agents. This means we work for you alone and protect your interests only. We deal with approximately 4,000 conveyancing cases every year, so you can be confident that you will be in the hands of a substantial and respected organisation.
Views: 1034 Matthew Broadhead
Royds Withy King - SRA Solicitors Regulation Authority Theft of Client Funds Case
 
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MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft offshore tax fraud case which is encircling the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes has disclosed that two High Court Judges respectively the recently retired Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp are understood to be both seriously implicated in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard “cross-border” criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain a compelling evidential paper trail which surrounds the Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp “close links” with the “targeted” Withersworldwide and Goodman Derrick law firms trans-national crime syndicate who are known to have executed this massive bank fraud heist operation spanning the globe. Scotland Yard leaked sources have disclosed that the former HM Treasury Permanent Secretaries respectively Sir Peter Middleton along with Lord Terence Burns are confronting major ongoing allegations of money laundering offshore tax fraud and bribery on an industrial scale. This source also said that the offences were committed during their tenure as the most senior civil servants at HM Treasury. It has emerged that Sir Peter Middleton later became Chairman of Barclays Bank whilst Lord Terence Burns later became Chairman of the Ofcom regulatory authority for broadcasting which enabled them “in concert” to effectively impulse the extended money laundering operation. It is public knowledge that RBS Coutts Bank Barclays International Lloyds Private Banking and HSBC Private Banking “targeted” the Carroll Global Corporation Trust banking arrangements which has prompted well seasoned political observers in Westminster to remark that the current Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Ian Burnett of Maldon Essex will be a pivotal force behind the much needed conclusion to this sorry affair. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who is known to have an intimate knowledge of this major public interest case. International News Networks: http://news-carrolltrust.com
SRA Handbook
 
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BOOK REVIEW SRA HANDBOOK October 2011 edition Solicitors Regulatory Authority ISBN: 978-1-907698-04-0 Law Society Publishing www.lawsociety.org.uk ALL NEW REGULATORY ASPECTS COVERED BY THE REVISED REGIME An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers This new SRA Handbook is simply something you must have as a practising solicitor now the revised regime is in place. It's a guidance book but much more covering all aspects of what we currently do within the profession in one volume. Do read the introduction in detail as it covers the fundamental structure in the following sections: SRA Principles; SRA Code of Conduct; Accounts; Authorisation and Practising Requirements; Client Protection; Discipline and Costs Recovery; Specialist Services; and, finally, a most useful Glossary. The handbook ends on a positive note when it says that the regulatory objectives can only be achieved if we (the SRA) and our regulated community (us) work together in a spirit of mutual trust for the benefit of clients and the ultimate public interest. We feel all practitioners agree with these sentiments and we welcome this constructive new approach to regulation. Do read the two other recent Law Society Publishing books which compliment this work: 'Outcome- Focused Regulation' and the new edition of the 'Solicitors' Accounts Manual'.
Views: 128 Phillip Taylor
About Jef Mcallister
 
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Jef Mcallister has a law license in New York and Connecticut. He is also registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales.
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Financial Regulation in the UK
 
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​This revision video looks at the tripartite system of financial regulation in the UK
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SRA Solicitors Regulation Authority PINNEY TALFOURD WORTLEY BYERS Scotland Yard Identity Theft Case
 
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MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: I The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft offshore tax fraud case which is encircling the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes has disclosed that two High Court Judges respectively the recently retired Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp are understood to be both seriously implicated in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard “cross-border” criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain a compelling evidential paper trail which surrounds the Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp “close links” with the “targeted” Withersworldwide and Goodman Derrick law firms trans-national crime syndicate who are known to have executed this massive bank fraud heist operation spanning the globe. Scotland Yard leaked sources have disclosed that the former HM Treasury Permanent Secretaries Sir Peter Middleton and Lord Terence Burns are confronting major ongoing allegations of money laundering offshore tax fraud and bribery on an industrial scale. Sources have confirmed that the offences were committed during their tenure as the most senior civil servants at HM Treasury. This source also said that Sir Peter Middleton later became Chairman of Barclays Bank whilst Lord Terence Burns assumed the role as Chairman of the Ofcom news media broadcasting regulatory authority which enabled them to effectively impulse the extended money laundering operation “targeted” at the Carroll Global Corporation Trust worldwide interests. Well seasoned political observers in Westminster are known to have remarked that the current Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Ian Burnett of Maldon Essex will be a “pivotal force” behind the much needed conclusion to this sorry affair. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who is known to have an intimate knowledge of this major public interest case. MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: II The Carroll Anglo-American Corporation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft liquidation bank fraud bribery case has revealed that the Los Angeles Police Chief Michel R. Moore with his close advisers at the Department of Justice are understood to be "closely monitoring" this case of international importance which will hit home the message that organized crime is regarded as a clear and present danger to the economic national security interests of the United States of America. Sources have disclosed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard criminal "standard of proof "prosecution files have revealed that the Carroll Foundation Trust is connected to the billionaire industrialist Howard R. Hughes estate which follows on from further disclosures in the international media that the reclusive Howard Hughes occupied a Bel Air mansion in Los Angeles at 1001 Bel Air Road close to Gerald Carroll's Californian Bel Air estate and Maryland interests. Los Angeles sources have also confirmed that these further revelations are fueling speculation that the Howard Hughes Museum Trust estate interests could be much larger than presently declared. MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: III The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Carroll Anglo-American Corporation Trust multi-billion dollar fraud case which is encircling the beleaguered Attorney General has disclosed that the SIS Secret Intelligence Service MI6 former Director-Generals Sir Richard Dearlove and Sir John Scarlett currently with the PwC international accounting firm are understood to be confronting serious ongoing criminal allegations of conspiracy to defraud racketeering and bribery on an industrial scale in this case of international importance. This source also said that the dossiers contain forensic specimen exhibits of the co-ordinated break-ins burglaries theft and criminal seizure offences that were “targeted” at Gerald Carroll’s multi-million dollar Eaton Square Belgravia penthouse and Westminster residences in central London following a complete refusal by the Metropolitan Police Service to provide assistance covering a bizarre six to eight years. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Service London under the "joint supervision" of the FBI Director Christopher Wray and the Scotland Yard Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who are known to have an intimate knowledge of this case which stretches the globe. International News Networks: I http://lapd-chief.blogspot.com/ International News Networks: II http://biggest-bank-job.blogspot.com International News Networks: III http://news-carrolltrust.com
Views: 49 Carroll Trust
Solicitors Regulation Authority CLIFFORD CHANCE + CHARLES RUSSELL SPEECHLYS Serious Fraud Office
 
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MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft liquidation bank fraud bribery case which is encircling the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes has disclosed that two High Court Judges respectively the recently retired Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp are understood to be both seriously implicated in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard “cross-border” criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain a compelling evidential paper trail which surrounds the Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp “close links” with the “targeted” Withersworldwide and Goodman Derrick law firms trans-national crime syndicate who are known to have executed this massive bank fraud heist operation which streches the globe. Scotland Yard leaked sources have disclosed that the former HM Treasury Permanent Secretaries respectively Sir Peter Middleton along with Lord Terence Burns are confronting major ongoing allegations of money laundering offshore tax fraud and bribery on an industrial scale. This source also said that the offences were committed during their tenure as the most senior civil servants at HM Treasury. It has emerged that Sir Peter Middleton later became Chairman of Barclays Bank whilst Lord Terence Burns assumed the role as Chairman of the Ofcom news media broadcasting authority which enabled them “in concert” to effectively impulse the extended money laundering operation spanning three continents. It is public knowledge that RBS Coutts & Co Barclays International Lloyds Private Banking and HSBC Private Banking “targeted” the Carroll Global Corporation Trust banking arrangements which has prompted well seasoned political observers in Westminster to remark that the current Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Ian Burnett of Maldon Essex will be a pivotal force behind the much needed conclusion to this sorry affair. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who is known to have an intimate knowledge of this major public interest case. International News Networks: http://news-carrolltrust.com
Solicitors' Accounts Manual 13th edition
 
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BOOK REVIEW SOLICITORS’ ACCOUNTS MANUAL 13th edition Solicitors Regulatory Authority THE LAW SOCIETY Edited by Angela Doran ISBN: 978 1 78446 015 0 www.lawsociety.org.uk THIS MANUAL REMAINS AN ESSENTIAL PURCHASE FOR EVERY PRACTICE AND IS COMPLETELY UP TO DATE AS AT 1 APRIL 2015 An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers This important formal book, the “Solicitors’ Accounts Manual” remains the foremost statement from the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) on solicitors’ accounting and is an absolute requirement for every firms’ library. The Manual is now in its 13th edition for 2015 following the 12th edition which appeared in 2011 and has been completely revised. It contains a current summary of the professional requirements in relation to the handling of client money which is probably one of the most crucial areas of operational activity. Practitioners will find the contents completely up-to-date as at 1st April 2015. It is a new edition which includes completely revised and detailed Appendices, the new SRA Warning Notice on the improper use of client accounts, recent SRA guidance on withdrawing residual client balances and case studies on the role of the COFA, as well as all the key changes up to and including Version 14 of the SRA Handbook. There are, of course, many other areas covered which make up the Rules and they reflect the recent changes which have taken place within the legal profession These Law Society publications, including the Manuals, remain an absolutely fundamental part of your firm’s law library. They are the formal statements for the profession and apart from their affordability and ease of use for all lawyers they give the weight one needs professionally to do our jobs, not just properly, but very well indeed. Angela Doran and the staff at the Law Society are to be congratulated for the assistance given by editing all the new material for this edition. It is a tough job covering areas which are not as easy to understand as some may think so the Manual remains a fundamental and essential purchase. To the outsider many of these rules remain ridiculously complex and very difficult to understand but they have to be followed so we are very grateful for what has been produced here by the governing body as an authoritative statement. Practitioners are made aware that one area which will be of assistance is knowledge that these Rules now apply in a modified form to registered European lawyers practising from an office in England and Wales “of an exempt European practice in circumstances in which client money is held or received”. And perhaps another example of how much the global community is impacting on our activities in this country! Full details of all the changes are well set out in the new edition. The Preface and publication date is given as June 2015.
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Howard Kennedy Forensics - SRA Solicitors Regulation Authority Biggest Bank Fraud Bribery Case
 
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MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft liquidatuion bank fraud bribery case which is encircling the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes has disclosed that two High Court Judges respectively the recently retired Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp are understood to be both seriously implicated in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard “cross-border” criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain a compelling evidential paper trail which surrounds the Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp “close links” with the “targeted” Withersworldwide and Goodman Derrick law firms trans-national crime syndicate who are known to have executed this massive bank fraud heist operation spanning the globe. Scotland Yard leaked sources have disclosed that the former HM Treasury Permanent Secretaries respectively Sir Peter Middleton along with Lord Terence Burns are confronting major ongoing allegations of money laundering offshore tax fraud and bribery on an industrial scale. This source also said that the offences were committed during their tenure as the most senior civil servants at HM Treasury. It has emerged that Sir Peter Middleton later became Chairman of Barclays Bank whilst Lord Terence Burns assumed the role as Chairman of the Ofcom news media broadcasting authority which enabled them “in concert” to effectively impulse the extended money laundering operation. It is public knowledge that RBS Coutts & Co Barclays International Lloyds Private Banking and HSBC Private Banking “targeted” the Carroll Global Corporation Trust banking arrangements which has prompted well seasoned political observers in Westminster to remark that the current Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Ian Burnett of Maldon Essex will be a pivotal force behind the much needed conclusion to this sorry affair. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who is known to have an intimate knowledge of this major public interest case. International News Networks: http://news-carrolltrust.com
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SRA Code Of Conduct - Chapter 14 - Practice Overseas
 
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Practice Overseas If you are an individual or body practicing overseas then the Code does not apply to you, but you must comply with the SRA Overseas Rules. This chapter defines the bodies that are bound by these Overseas Rules and then goes on to state which parts of the Code apply to these rules. In our video we explore what this means for those who are practising outside of England and Wales, whether permanently or temporarily. We also look at what kind of additional outcomes you must achieve if you are practising overseas, such as having to properly account to your clients for any financial benefit you receive as a result of your instructions, unless it is the prevailing custom of your local jurisdiction to deal with financial benefits in a different way.
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Regulating to Foster Innovation | Beyond Our Borders
 
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Crispin Passmore, Executive Director, Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) London, England Moderator: James Speta, Professor of Law, Associate Dean for International Initiatives, and Director of Executive LLM Programs
Sterling Stamp Law Firm (google search)
 
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Sterling Stamp Law Firm is a boutique specialist law firm providing a truly unique and value added service to its clients. With an enviable track record of of experience between the two principal lawyers, Sterling Stamp delivers a superior and more cost effective service to its clients than a traditional law firm is able to offer because its principals had long and distinguished careers in-house including Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Legal Director, Board Secretary and Head of Compliance roles within many blue chip as well as start-up organisations. Sterling Stamp is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales under registration number 635022. Sterling Stamp principal office is in London but the firm provides services to clients globally including the UK, Middle East, North Africa and the Caribbean. Sterling Stamp accepts instructions and advises in English, French and Arabic. Sterling Stamp has vast experience serving clients globally but particularly in the UK, Middle East, North Africa and the Caribbean. The language capabilities of Sterling Stamp as well as its lawyers having worked in the regions where the firm’s clients are based ensures that Sterling Stamp is culturally aware and cognisant of the different ways of doing business in those countries and this is demonstrable by the tailor made person al service offered by the firm to its unique clients.
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(1) Welcome to London by NEXAW | The Law Society in London
 
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Welcome to London by NEXAW Coming Soon NEXAW The Start Up Legal Company Building Global Legal Company for the new generation #NEXAW Disclaimer While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, it does not constitute legal advice and cannot be relied upon as such. We does not accept any responsibility for liabilities arising as a result of reliance upon the information given. ---- About us The Law Society exists to represent, promote and support all solicitors, so they in turn can help their clients. We also work to ensure that no-one is above the law and to protect everyone's right to have access to justice. We promote England and Wales as the jurisdiction of choice and the vital role legal services play in our economy. We work internationally to open up markets to our members and to defend human rights while supporting our members with opportunities in the domestic market. Solicitors pay their annual practising certificate fee to the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The Law Society receives around 30 per cent of this fee to support, represent and promote the profession. Our other funding comes from commercial activities. The Law Society Council governs our work, with Council members elected to represent members from England and Wales, including different demographic groups and parts of the profession. We harness the knowledge of our Council members and around 300 volunteer board and committee members to deliver the advice, support and services our members want. And we continually listen and respond to our members, so we can be sure we are meeting their needs. Our work for members The Law Society helps our current and future members by: providing support, advice and guidance on areas of practice and management, tailored to members' individual needs supporting equality, diversity and inclusion within the legal profession, enabling and encouraging the best people to join regardless of their background campaigning on legal issues of importance to our members and the public acting as the approved regulator for solicitors, ensuring regulation is fair and proportionate while protecting the public. Read more about our work for members Our culture code is a guiding set of principles and values about who we are and who we aspire to be. It defines our culture. We value clarity, trust, respect and excellence. Our values guide what we say and how we act with each other, our members, our suppliers and our stakeholders. Everyone working at the Law Society agrees to respect and demonstrate these principles through their day-to-day decision making and behaviour. We will recognise, celebrate and reward people who demonstrate our culture. We will hold each other to account by speaking up when we see behaviour that doesn’t support our culture, and when we do. Staff at the Law Society are here to make sure that solicitors across England and Wales are represented effectively. We have offices in London, Brussels and Wales covering everything from legal policy, communications, products and services, and business development, to those dealing with our relationship with the government, parliament and overseas bars. We have a network of relationship managers based throughout England and Wales. The team has specific responsibility for making sure that members have access to all Law Society news, products and services, regardless of where members are based.
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Sex Crime UK - Specialist Sex Crime Solicitors
 
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Sex Crime UK is our unique service for those under suspicion or accused of sexual offences by In Your Defence Ltd, specialist lawyers (Solicitors Regulation Authority No: 592182). We are specialist sex crime and pornography solicitors. Our experts attend all police stations and courts, representing suspects throughout England & Wales. Our HQ is just south of London Gatwick Airport. We have a variety of suitable conference venues, such as our Central London Chambers, to allow you easy access to us. We also offer consultations via Skype and FaceTime.
SRA Handbook October 2013 edition
 
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BOOK REVIEW SRA HANDBOOK Solicitors Regulation Authority October 2013 Edition The Law Society 978 1 907698 03 3 www.lawsociety.org.uk THE MOST UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO THE RULES GOVERNING THE CONDUCT OF SOLICITORS --NOW IN THE LATEST EDITION An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers If you're a solicitor practising in England and Wales, you'll need to update yourself on any recent revisions, or additions to the rules governing the conduct, responsibilities and obligations of practising solicitors: in which case, you'll be glad to know that the latest edition from the Law Society of the SRA Handbook is out now. This new October 2013 edition contains a number of revisions you do need to know about. A recent development for example, is the fact that regulated individuals will no longer be obliged to refer clients needing investment advice to an independent financial adviser. In other developments, the Code of Conduct now imposes a prohibition on practitioners receiving or paying 'prohibited referral fees'. Also, the SRA Overseas Rules 2013 governing overseas practice have been introduced -- and the SRA Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates has now come into effect from 3 September 2013. As the introduction to this volume makes clear, the focus for any regulatory scheme is the interests of the general public and specifically in this case, users of legal services. The standards and requirements expected of solicitors are therefore set out in this Handbook for the benefit of the public generally and for clients in particular, whether services are provided in -house or through private practice. The Handbook's general approach therefore, has two elements: firm-based requirements and individual requirements. The assurance is given that regulatory powers are exercised in a proportionate manner, with the emphasis on risk and outcomes for clients. An especially noteworthy resource contained in this logically structured Handbook (which comes in handy paperback format) is its impressive sixty page glossary at the back with its detailed approach to the definition of terms, from, for example, 'accreditation', to, (intriguingly), the multiple meanings, connotations and definitions of the word 'you'. Once again, Law Society Publishing has produced a work of reference for solicitors which can undoubtedly be called essential and therefore an essential purchase for the professional practitioner's library, especially when you recall that the updated Code and the Accounts Rules are all in one place. Also handy and particularly time saving are the regular updates to the Handbook available online. Thank you very much for keeping us up-to-date with the regular practice changes!
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Solicitors Regulation Authority LINKLATERS - WITHERS - FARRER & CO Serious Fraud Office Biggest Case
 
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LORD IAN BURNETT QC - LORD CHIEF JUSTICE - OFCOM DSMA-NOTICE NEWS BLACKOUT: MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: I The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft liquidation bank fraud bribery case which is encircling the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes has disclosed that two High Court Judges respectively the recently retired Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp are understood to be both seriously implicated in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard “cross-border” criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain a compelling evidential paper trail which surrounds the Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp “close links” with the “targeted” Withersworldwide and Goodman Derrick law firms trans-national crime syndicate who are known to have executed this massive bank fraud heist operation which streches the globe. Scotland Yard leaked sources have disclosed that the former HM Treasury Permanent Secretaries respectively Sir Peter Middleton along with Lord Terence Burns are confronting major ongoing allegations of money laundering offshore tax fraud and bribery on an industrial scale. This source also said that the offences were committed during their tenure as the most senior civil servants at HM Treasury. It has emerged that Sir Peter Middleton later became Chairman of Barclays Bank whilst Lord Terence Burns assumed the role as Chairman of the Ofcom news media broadcasting authority which enabled them “in concert” to effectively impulse the extended money laundering operation spanning three continents. It is public knowledge that RBS Coutts & Co Barclays International Lloyds Private Banking and HSBC Private Banking “targeted” the Carroll Global Corporation Trust banking arrangements which has prompted well seasoned political observers in Westminster to remark that the current Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Ian Burnett of Maldon Essex will be a pivotal force behind the much needed conclusion to this sorry affair. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Service Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who is known to have an intimate knowledge of this major public interest case. MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: II The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft offshore tax fraud bribery case which is encircling the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Ian Burnett has disclosed that two High Court Judges respectively the recently retired Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp are understood to be both seriously implicated in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard “cross-border” criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain a compelling evidential paper trail which surrounds the Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp “close links” with the “targeted” Withersworldwide and Goodman Derrick law firms trans-national crime syndicate who are known to have executed this massive bank fraud heist operation that stretches the globe. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Service Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who is known to have an intimate knowledge of this major public interest case. International News Networks: I http://news-carrolltrust.com International News Networks: II http://news-media-feed.com International News Networks: III http://carrolltrust.com
The Solicitor's Handbook 2017
 
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BOOK REVIEW THE SOLICITOR’S HANDBOOK 2017 By Andrew Hopper QC and Gregory Treverton-Jones QC ISBN: 978 1 78446 055 6 THE LAW SOCIETY www.lawsociety.org.uk NO SOLICITOR SHOULD BE WITHOUT THIS FORMIDABLE ANNUAL HANDBOOK – NOW A NEW EDITION FROM THE LAW SOCIETY An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers As publishers of ‘The Solicitor’s Handbook 2017’, the Law Society refers to ‘the regulatory maze that governs the conduct of solicitors’, adding in effect that the said burden of regulation can be eased considerably by judicious use of – and reference to – this annual Handbook. As their profession is so heavily regulated, (within a constantly changing regulatory landscape), this new edition should be regarded by solicitors as virtually a compulsory purchase. Since the previous edition came out, a considerable number of regulatory changes have taken place. This new edition contains explanatory coverage of all of them, with accompanying commentary citing practical problems by way of illustration. The wealth of new material in this completely updated and very handy paperback volume includes – and this is only a partial list -- changes to the separate business rule, together with key changes to consumer credit regulation and the significance of these changes for firms. Additionally, there is commentary on the overhaul of the Accounts Rules and the likely move by the SRA from entity regulation to regulation of individuals. Also note the important new section on cyber fraud. A distinguishing and certainly reassuring characteristic of the book is its clarity. Yes, the efficient plain English, plain speaking approach permeates the Handbook, much to the relief, no doubt of the busy solicitor who has precious little time to untangle convoluted sentences. Whether you work for -- or run-- a small law firm, a large law firm, or an in-house practice, you can depend on this Handbook to help you navigate the ‘regulatory maze’ successfully, provided you read it carefully of course. It has been logically designed to help you ensure compliance by avoiding a host of potential pitfalls and any number of innocent mistakes. To this end, you might be especially interested, for example, in the sections on the regulation of ABSs (Alternative Business Structures) and on fraud and money laundering. Also useful are the twenty appendices and the extensive tables of cases, statutes, statutory instruments and other enactments, plus a table of European legislation and other international materials. No solicitor should be without this Handbook. The law is stated as at 30 June 2016.
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Tangerine Investment Management Hires KPMG to Conduct External Audits
 
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Tim Schools has announced that he is resigning from his post as director of Tangerine Investment Management. Schools was accused of professional misconduct in August. The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England has been investigating Schools's conduct for the past two months.
(2) Welcome to London by NEXAW | The Law Society in London
 
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(2) Welcome to London by NEXAW Coming Soon NEXAW The Start Up Legal Company Building Global Legal Company for the new generation #NEXAW Disclaimer While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, it does not constitute legal advice and cannot be relied upon as such. We does not accept any responsibility for liabilities arising as a result of reliance upon the information given ---- The Law Society Professional Body The Law Society is the professional body for solicitors. Our role is to represent, support and promote solicitors in the UK and internationally. We also support a fair and just society by speaking out to defend the rule of law and access to justice for everyone when we believe these basic principles are under threat. More about the Law Society Solicitors Regulation Authority The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is the independent regulator of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales, protecting consumers and supporting the rule of law and the administration of justice. It oversees all education and training requirements necessary to practise as a solicitor, licensing individuals and firms to practise, setting the standards of the profession and regulating and enforcing compliance against these standards.
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Solicitors in Newcastle-  Newcastle Solicitors 0845 430 1045
 
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The Solicitor's Handbook 2009 by Andrew Hopper QC and Gregory Treverton-Jones QC
 
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MAINTAINING THE HIGHEST STANDARDS WITH ALL THE NECESSARY FORMAL DETAILS An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers Theres no more authoritative guide to the rules and regulations governing solicitors in England and Wales than the second edition of the Solicitors Handbook for 2009 published by their governing body, The Law Society, now in 19 chapters and 25 appendices. If you are a solicitor, The Solicitors Handbook 2009 should certainly now be a permanent fixture on your shelf or desk, placed conveniently at your right hand especially in view of the volume of regulation now faced by solicitors. For last years edition we described it as a handy statement of the current rules without going online. We remain in an age of handbooks as the legal profession continues to be regulation mad. However, this particular edition is much needed because it draws together all of the most important rules and regulations that affect solicitors in one volume. The 19 chapters (one extra from last year) are conveniently split into four areas: the overview; the rules; fraud and money laundering; and the regulatory and disciplinary system in practice. The heavy formal detail is found in the, now 25, appendices, although its fair to say that the book needs to be used a bit first in order to familiarize yourself where things are. The authors, a solicitor advocate and barrister respectively, are both QCs and specialists in the field of professional regulation and discipline. They have updated the second edition to take account of all recent developments in the regulatory landscape. Expert commentary is provided on the practical realities of the regulatory and disciplinary environment in which you as a solicitor will operate, backed by illuminating discussion of the relevant decided cases. As pointed out in the preface to this edition, there are two major changes effected by the Legal Services Act of 2007 that are not yet in place, namely alternative business structures (true external ownership of law firms) and the complaints and redress system to be established by the ombudsmen (sic) scheme of the Office for Legal Complaints, which will replace the current Legal Complaints Service. Nonetheless, relevant to the 2009 edition of the Handbook is the fact that the Legal Services Act 2007 is now in force even if, in the words of the authors, in some respects the practical effects [of changes engendered by the new law] have not yet been tested. The Handbook contains useful and detailed supporting materials including the text of the latest versions of : The Solicitors Code of Conduct 2007) and the Solicitors Accounts Rule 1998, together with the Accountants Report Form revised in May 2009. Youll also find: •SRA Recognised Bodies Regulations 2009 (31 March 2009) •Solicitors Financial Services (Scope) Rules 2001(revised 31 March 2009) •SRA Warning Cards (May 2009) •Law Societys Anti-Money Laundering Practice Note •Legal Services Act 2007 (extracts) So, in all, this is an authoritative publication designed to assist you in maintaining professional standards and identifying and dealing with regulatory and disciplinary issues before they escalate into the terrifying realms of serious and costly error for your practice Updated with the practitioners perspective always in mind, it gives expert commentary on the practical reality of the regulatory and disciplinary environment in which solicitors operate with the new provisions. And it discusses all of the relevant decided cases in the field and will also be of us to barristers who conduct public access work. Like the continuing confidence of the Master of the Rolls in his Foreword which is repeated for this edition, Hopper & Treverton-Jones remain successful in their aim of helping to avoid innocent mistakes which can lead to serious consequences. Although, as Sir Anthony said last year, the internet provides information which is fully up to date at any given moment, he recognises that this handbook gives basic principles which can be readily consulted without going online. It still does, and it maintains the highest standards of the formal detail it gives practising solicitors with the new conduct regime. ISBN: 978-1-85328-770-3 YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZA9pQqca30 THE SOLICITORS HANDBOOK 2009 Second edition By Andrew Hopper QC and Gregory Traveston-Jones QC THE LAW SOCIETY www.lawsociety.org.uk
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Wills & Probate Solicitors UK | Why Choose Stephensons?
 
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Jill Rushton is a Wills and Probate solicitor at Stephensons, here she talks about the importance of instructing a fully regulated specialist when making a Will, seeking advice in relation to a lasting power of attorney, handling the administration of an estate or any other related service. Jill also highlights why she would recommend the services of the Wills and Probate team at Stephensons discussing the accreditation's the team hold and why the services represent good value for money. For more information about the services offered by the Wills and Probate specialists at Stephensons please click the link below: https://www.stephensons.co.uk/site/individuals/srvwealth/wlthoverview/ Video transcript If somebody comes to us and says that they can get a better deal elsewhere, then we're usually quite open to negotiation with that client. Obviously, we want to retain them, but what we don't want to do is, we don't want to end up in a price battle with somebody. Because the reason why we charge what we do is because we feel that is value for money. In some respects, we can win over a client, but in other respects, quite often we do wish them well, and hope that they get a reasonable service. Quite often we meet them somewhere along the road. You've got to be aware that you do, very much in the legal profession sometimes, get what you pay for. And the people that knock on your door and offer you a Will for £50 aren't necessarily the type of people that you want to do your Will with. For a lot of people, they're not actually aware that people who are in supermarkets, and shopping malls, or knocking on your door, they're actually unregulated. Stephensons are obviously regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. We've also got certain quality marks as well, that set us apart from other people. So there's always a form of redress for those clients, whereas with an unregulated Will writer, they do your Will, and they may be here one day but gone tomorrow. Throughout the department we have a Solicitors for Trusted Estate Practitioners regulated solicitor. We've also got other quality marks, so I personally am a Dementia Friend, and I'm also a member of the Solicitors for the Elderly. So we try to have a broad spectrum all across both Wills, Probate, LPAs (Lasting Powers of Attorney), and quality protection work. We have Stephensons Trust Corporation, and we manage approximately 28 million at present. I think ultimately when you're looking for probate advice, you have to buy into the people that you're getting the advice from. A lot of people come to Stephensons because of the reputation that we've got. We offer great value advice appointments. From that we also allow a discount from that legal advice, if you do go on to do the work with us, so we very much try to cater for everyone. We do advise on the most simple and basic Wills right up to trust and estate planning.
COLPs Toolkit
 
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BOOK REVIEW COLPs TOOLKIT Law Society's Risk and Compliance Service By Michelle Garlick Law Society Publishing ISBN: 978 1 907698 8 46 0 www.lawsociety.org.uk BECAUSE EVERY LAW FIRM MUST SHORTLY HAVE AN AUTHORISED COMPLIANCE OFFICER FOR LEGAL PRACTICE (COLP).... YOU NEED THIS NEW TOOLKIT FROM THE LAW SOCIETY, WITH ACCOMPANYING CD-ROM An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers Yes, that's right. From January 2013, every law firm must have an authorised compliance officer for legal practice (COLP), following the impact of the Bribery Act 2010 and the Legal Services Act 2007. If you're a practitioner, whether a sole practitioner, or in a firm, we can think of no reason more compelling than acquiring this extremely useful book, one of the Law Society's highly regarded and eminently practical 'toolkits' (part of the Law Society's risk and compliance service). In force as of 1 July 2011, the Bribery Act 2010 requires that -- in the words of the Law Society -- commercial organisations of any size must 'review their procedures and look to their lawyers for the development of policies and training to establish anti-corruption safeguards,' one of which is of course, the appointment of a compliance officer. The Law Society has therefore produced a series of extremely informative and helpful new 'toolkits', each designed to help practitioners cope with the new regulatory environment. Produced in handy paperback format with accompanying CD, each 'toolkit' contains supremely clear and practical advice that has emerged following this significant new legislation. If you or your clients are or might be directly affected by the new legislation, (or possibly indirectly) you might decide to acquire all three, namely the 'Anti-Bribery Toolkit'... 'the COFAs Toolkit'... and the 'COLPs Toolkit'. For purposes of this review, we are focusing on Michelle Garlick's 'COLPs Toolkit', which contains draft policies and procedural checklists, from governance policies and draft letters, to recording and nomination forms and a compliance checklist. The contents cover the rules themselves and their application and further chapters deal with compliance and reporting to the SRA, the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The CD-ROM provides useful appendices, including relevant policies, draft communications and forms which you can immediately use, providing they're adapted to specific needs. Distinguished for convenience, clarity and practical approach, this toolkit and its two companion volumes have all been designed for the benefit of busy practitioners, particularly sole practitioners. Published in the summer of 2012, this indispensable toolkit is available now from Law Society Publishing.
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LSE Events | Competition and the Regulation of the Legal Services Market
 
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The Competition and Markets Authority, prompted by concerns raised by interested parties that the legal services sector might not be working as well as it should, launched a study into the legal services market in January 2016 focusing on individual consumers’ and small businesses' experience of purchasing legal services in England and Wales. In its interim report, the CMA found some important problems in the functioning of the market to the detriment of consumers. The final report, which is due by the 12 January 2017 statutory deadline, will explore in full the hurdles to competition in the legal services market and make proposals for the appropriate remedies as well as recommendations for the regulatory framework of the legal services market. This will be the first public discussion of the report, which is likely to make a significant impact on a market with an annual turnover of £11-12 billion. Robert Bourns is President of the Law Society of England and Wales. Niamh Dunne is Assistant Professor at LSE Law. Rachel Merelie is Senior Director at the Competition and Markets Authority. Paul Philip is Chief Executive of the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority. Julia Black is Interim Director of LSE and Professor of Law at LSE. LSE Law (@lselaw) is an integral part of the School's mission, plays a major role in policy debates & in the education of lawyers and law teachers from around the world.
Solicitors Regulation Authority SUPER YACHTS + POWER BOATS Royal Thames Yacht Club Identity Affair
 
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HM GOVERNMENT DSMA-NOTICE NEWS MEDIA BLACKOUT: MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: The sensational Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft offshore tax fraud bribery case which is encircling the UK Attorney General Geoffrey Cox QC has disclosed that the SIS Secret Intelligence Service MI6 former Director-Generals Sir Richard Dearlove along with Sir John Scarlett currently with the PwC international accounting firm are understood to be confronting major criminal allegations in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the Carroll Global Corporation Trust industrial empire auditors for many years were PwC who are known to have embezzled a mind boggling two hundred and fifty million dollars of the Carroll Foundation Trust huge treasury investment holdings which were held at the Queen’s bankers Coutts & Co and Barclays City of London branches. Further sources have revealed that Gerald Carroll’s Farnborough Aerospace Aerospace Centre Hampshire England was “targeted” by BAE Systems Plc and the HSBC Bank Group within the framework of a systematic break-up seizure and embezzlement operation “centered around” PwC fraudulently incorporated UK Companies House “parallel registered” Farnborough Aerospace Development Corporation Plc Strategic Research & Development Corporation Plc and Carroll Aircraft Corporation Plc group structures. Scotland Yard “leaked” sources have disclosed that the explosive Carroll Foundation Trust criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain forensic specimen exhibits of fraudulently incorporated HSBC International offshore accounts Barclays International offshore accounts and Coutts & Co Gerald Carroll accounts which effectively impulsed this City of London bank fraud heist spanning three continents. This source also said that the dossiers contain forensic specimen exhibits of the co-ordinated break-ins burglaries theft and criminal seizure offences that were “targeted” at Gerald Carroll’s multi-million dollar Eaton Square Belgravia penthouse and Westminster residences in central London following a complete refusal by the Metropolitan Police to provide assistance covering a bizarre six to eight years. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who has an intimate knowledge of this case which stretches the globe. International News Networks: I http://sirjohnchilcot.blogspot.com International News Networks: II http://news-carrolltrust.com International News Networks: III http://taxhavencase.blogspot.co.uk/ International News Networks: IV http://hsbc-expat.blogspot.co.uk/ International News Networks: V http://carrolltrustcase.com International News Networks: VI http://whitehouseus.blogspot.com/
Professional Negligence Claims
 
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If you have suffered a financial loss as a result of the negligence of a solicitor or barrister, Pryers solicitors can help you to obtain compensation. Contact us today on 01904 556 600 or https://www.pryers.co.uk/professional-negligence/ for further information. When you instruct a solicitor to handle your personal injury or medical negligence claim you, quite rightly, expect to receive a high standard of client care and expertise. The very last thing you expect when you seek help from a professional is for them to be negligent. Unfortunately solicitors do make mistakes and when this affects you personally, it is entirely appropriate for you to consider whether you might have a case for professional negligence. Here at Pryers Solicitors we handle many different types of professional negligence claims. In England & Wales, solicitors must have an insurance policy that protects clients in the event that mistakes are made. You may be entitled to claim against the solicitor if they have made mistakes in handling your case. A solicitor may have missed a crucial deadline, or under-valued your claim. They may have failed to include certain types of claim you could have received an award for, or not explored every avenue to achieve the most satisfactory outcome. If you feel that you received bad legal advice that led to a financial loss or a poor settlement, you might have a claim for professional negligence. To learn more about making a negligence claim - Call Pryers Solicitors on 01904 556 600 and speak to us in complete confidence. Pryers Solicitors LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England & Wales (OC335469). VAT Registered (7968 68342). Pryers Solicitors LLP is authorised & regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. https://www.pryers.co.uk
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Supermarkets and law firms
 
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Banks and supermarkets are to be able to sell consumer legal services in England and Wales for the first time following a change in law. The government says the new Legal Services Act will offer more choice and better value for the public. It says it also means law firms will benefit from investment and allow them to explore new markets. But critics have said it would undermine the quality and independence of advice. The government says the change would encourage economic growth in the industry and raise the profile of the UK as a first-class legal services market. Justice Minister Jonathan Djanogly said it was a "landmark day" for the legal industry. "Our legal services are already rated among the best in the world, used by millions of people around the globe as well as in the UK, and these changes will set them up to move to new heights. They will enable firms to set up multi-disciplinary practices and provide opportunities for growth," he said. "Potential customers will find legal services become more accessible, more efficient and more competitive." Legislation and regulation has restricted the management, ownership and financing of firms providing legal services for hundreds of years. Under new trading bodies, known as Alternative Business Structures (ABS), lawyers will be able to work in mixed-practices offering financial, legal and other advice, or be based at different kinds of businesses. The first of the new legal businesses will be conveyancer-led, covering services such as property law and probate. Solicitors will not be able to participate in the new arrangements until licensing by the Solicitors Regulation Authority takes place. Currently, solicitors chambers are owned by the lawyers themselves under partnerships. The changes could also see barristers, who are currently self-employed, eventually form partnerships themselves, or take on individual roles within the new legal businesses, the Bar Standards Board says. The Council for Licensed Conveyancers will license the first tranch of externally-owned and managed law firms. Its chief executive, Victor Olowe, said: "We have over 20 years' experience in regulating the licensed conveyancing profession and we will be extending the same rigorous but proportionate approach to the regulation of ABS. "We believe that ABS is good news for consumers. Opening up the market will offer people a greater choice of legal service provider, while at the same time our new risk-based and outcomes-focussed approach to regulation will help ensure high standards of service, and will maximise consumer protection." Critics have dubbed the act, first drafted under the previous Labour government, "Tesco Law". The move came under attack from some lawyers, including a coalition of about 100 firms, when it was first announced in 2009. The QualitySolicitors.Com grouping said it could wipe out good quality, local legal advice. Meanwhile, Clive Sutton, of the Solicitors Sole Practitioners Group, urged the government to reconsider the "untried and untested innovation" which he said had only previously been adopted by two states in Australia. He said: "The government seem unconcerned that the introduction of Alternative Business Structures puts at risk the independence of legal advice, via the profit interests of commercial owners." Despite the title Tesco Law, the supermarket has said it has "no current plans to offer legal services". But the Co-operative was among the first stores to say it was interested in offering a legal business. Similar legislation was passed in Scotland in October 2010 when MSPs at Holyrood backed its Legal Services Bill.
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Cash deposits vanish in house buying scam
 
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Dozens of homebuyers are being conned out of thousands of pounds every year by fraudsters who steal online payments meant to go via solicitors. The Solicitors Regulation Authority - the regulatory body in England and Wales - told the Victoria Derbyshire programme that they get at least one case of this nature reported to them every week. The City of London police say that between the 1st January 2013 to the 31st October 2015 - the average loss for reported incidents was £112,310. Victoria Derbyshire programme Presenter Joanna Gosling spoke to Steve Proffitt, Deputy Head of Action Fraud, Paul Philip, the chief executive of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and solicitor Peter Rodd.
Control functions: Compliance officers for legal practice and financial administration -- 07/07/2011
 
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We examine the roles of COLP (compliance officer for legal practice) and COFA (compliance officer for financial administration), alongside internal audit, where appropriate. We also discuss consider firms' governance arrangements, the strength of the relationship with the SRA, and how this benefits both the regulated community as a whole and the public interest.
GDPR - First Brainstorming Check List - by Data Protection Lawyer Dr. Christian Zeilinger
 
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Christian is catering to your needs on Data Protection Law (GDPR), Internet law, comprising parts of IT, IP and contract law, together with his international network of lawyers and mediators. Just call us at 0044-744-2929021 (England) or 0043-699-81694184 (Austria). https://www.christianzeilinger.at Your first consultation is free of charge. Dr. Christian Zeilinger, Mag. jur., B.A., LL.M., Ph.D., is a Registered European Lawyer of England and Wales, residing in Austria and in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England; he is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and a member of The Law Society of England and Wales. Christian runs his Austrian firm as a lawyer (Rechtsanwalt), with an additional Masters degree in German Business Law, serving in cooperation with Dr. Bernhard Birek, being authorised and regulated by the Bar Association of Upper Austria, where he also had the privilege to serve as a board member; he has worked for government bodies, including the courts of Austria, gaining valuable insights. Additionally, Christian is an Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator in England and a member of the CIArb, the PMA, and the AMM.
Wosskow Brown | Solicitors in Sheffield | Employment Tribunal 16th September 2011
 
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On 16th September Wosskow Brown Solicitors open the courtroom doors to grant you exclusive access to the employment tribunal. Wosskow Brown Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
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M  A  Muid Khan – Best Human Rights Lawyer of England & Wales for 2016
 
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M. A. Muid Khan was declared as the Best Human Rights Lawyer England & Wales 2016 from among 20 thousand lawyers of England & Wales by the honourable President of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX). Mr. M. A. Muid Khan, a Barrister of Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer of CILEX, has made a landmark history at the CILEX President Award Presentation Ceremony 2016; when he became the first Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer of British-Bangladeshi origin to be honoured with the CILEX President Award 2016, for his outstanding contribution in the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms. To honour Mr. Khan, on Saturday 1st October 2016, at 7:30 PM, a special Award Presentation Night was arranged by CILEX President Mr. Martin Callanat Jury’s Inn Milton Keynes, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 2HP, United Kingdom. The award was presented to Mr. Khan after the CILEX graduation ceremony which commenced at 7:00pm. In the presence of Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, Master of Rolls, President of Bar Council, President of Law Society, President of CILEX, Chief Master, senior judge at the Court of Protection, and District Judge, President of the Association of District Judges. Attorney General, joint chairs of the Legal Education and Training Review consultation steering panel and chief executives of countless legal and other bodies, such as chairman of the Solicitors Regulation Authority; Bar Standards Board; chief executive of Legal Services Board, chief executive of the Access to Justice Foundation and the whole legal world of England & Wales; Mr. Khan received a commemorative trophy, certificate, winner’s logo and a £500 cheque; which he donated to Princes Charity; making him the first British-Bangladeshi Lawyer to receive this prestigious national legal award. Mr. Khan dedicated this award jointly to his late father Prof. A. N. M. Abdul Mannan Khan & spiritual father Mark Simpson QC. The CILEX President Award, given to an individual lawyer for his outstanding contribution in the legal field, is one of the most prestigious national legal awards and honour an individual British lawyer can receive in his career as a Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer. It is the first time that a British Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer of Bangladeshi origin to take home the historic win of this prestigious national legal award. The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association and governing body for Chartered Legal Executive lawyers; which represents/regulates more than 20,000 trainee and practising Chartered Legal Executives in the England & Wales. On 30 January 2012, CILEX became incorporated by Royal Charter and are now known as the ‘Chartered Institute of Legal Executives’. CILEX work closely with the UK Government and the Ministry of Justice and are recognised in England and Wales as one of the three core approved regulators of the legal profession alongside barristers and solicitors. Mr. Khan has recorded many laudable “firsts” in the course of his career due to which in April 2011, the Law Society, Bar Council & CILEX jointly honoured him with their joint prestigious national legal award “Advocacy in the face of Adversity 2011”. In September 2011, Mr. Khan has also become as one of the top seven short listed Legal Executive Lawyers of England & Wales for the Law Society’s prestigious “Excellence Award 2011”. Again in 2012, the Law Society again shortlisted Mr. Khan for their prestigious national legal award “Excellence Award 2012”. In 2012, International Bar Association (IBA) also selected Mr. M. Khan for their Pro Bono Award from the United Kingdom. On 30th May 2012, the CILEX Judges honoured Mr. Khan with their prestigious national legal award “CILEX Pro-Bono Medal 2011”. “Who’s Who 2011 – British-Bangladeshi” also recognized his outstanding achievement as “one of the most successful and recognized figures in the British Bangladeshi community. Mr. Khan runs his Free Legal Advice Centre on every Thursday. He is also the giving free legal advice with a smiling face to his community by running two top popular live legal shows on NTV Europe – Sky Channel 838 i.e. “Legal Update with NTV” on every Saturday at 6:00 PM and Law & Rights (Aiyeen o Odhikar) last Saturday of every month. “…Muid Khan is a Model of Excellence to the legal world and an inspiration to the British-Bangladeshi Community…” Mr. Martin Callan, President, CILEX. Mr. Khan seeks dowa from everyone. News link : http://www.banglamirrornews.com/2016/10/m-a-muid-khan-best-human-rights-lawyer-of-england-wales-for-2016/
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Alternative Business Structures
 
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BOOK REVIEW ALTERNATIVE BUSINESS STRUCTURES The Regulation of Law Firms By Iain Miller and Mark Pardoe Law Society Publishing Legal Handbooks ISBN: 978 1 90769 815 6 www.lawsociety.org THE ABS- A GENERATIONAL CHANGE An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers Law Society Publishing have introduced a new title in their Legal Handbooks series entitled 'Alternative Business Structures', which has been described as 'the biggest change to the regulation of legal services for a generation'. And it is! This title is another practical and accessible legal text designed to guide practitioners -- both barristers and solicitors --for the first time through the types of service which solicitors and other legal professionals can be provided with by specific organisations that are not, themselves, owned by lawyers. The reforms affect all law firms as the entire regulatory framework is being altered to accommodate these changes- alas, it doesn't appear, however, that 'regulation' (beloved of some sorts of person) has in any way diminished... so no change there then for us! Iain Miller and Mark Pardoe have reviewed the regulatory framework covering 3 areas: the requirements for authorization; ongoing monitoring and compliance; and enforcement. The aim is to provide an introductory guide to how the new organisations will be regulated by the largest legal services regulator, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). It's important to note that it'll be possible for an ABS to be licensed by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers. And, both the Bar Standards Board and the Intellectual Property Regulation Board have announced that they will apply to regulate ABSs, thus further widening choice. There are 6 chapters and 5 Appendices in the book but do first read the introductory chapter in detail because it sets out what Clementi achieved, and where we are now towards the middle of 2012 with some useful history as the debate on ABSs has unfolded together with the ground breaking Legal Services Act 2007 and its aftermath. As the authors identify, Parliament decided not to wipe the slate clean in 2007 so ABSs have been grafted on to the existing legal framework. Iain Miller says in the Preface, "in many places, such as in relation to appeal mechanisms, the tension between the old and the new is clear and still needs to be resolved." Miller concludes that. probably in time, the ownership flexibility of the ABS will prove to be attractive to established law firms so that there will be little practical difference between the ABS regulatory regime and the regime that exists for established law firms... but we shall have to see! As a final comment, do read the Law Society Practice Notes in Appendix E which, although quite technical, are of great assistance to solicitors, listing potential risks and benefits and the roles of new compliance officers which Law Society Publishing are in the process of producing practical toolkit advice shortly to reflect the generational change.
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Solicitors Regulation Authority CLYDE & CO + SLAUGHTER & MAY National Crime Agency Biggest Case
 
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MAINSTREAM NEWS MEDIA EXTRACTS: The Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust multi-billion dollar corporate identity theft liquidation bank fraud bribery case which is encircling the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes has disclosed that two High Court Judges respectively the recently retired Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp are understood to be both seriously implicated in this case of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the explosive FBI Scotland Yard “cross-border” criminal “standard of proof” prosecution files contain a compelling evidential paper trail which surrounds the Sir David Eady and the Lady Justice Sharp “close links” with the “targeted” Withersworldwide and Goodman Derrick law firms trans-national crime syndicate who are known to have executed this massive bank fraud heist operation which streches the globe. Scotland Yard leaked sources have disclosed that the former HM Treasury Permanent Secretaries respectively Sir Peter Middleton along with Lord Terence Burns are confronting major ongoing allegations of money laundering offshore tax fraud and bribery on an industrial scale. This source also said that the offences were committed during their tenure as the most senior civil servants at HM Treasury. It has emerged that Sir Peter Middleton later became Chairman of Barclays Bank whilst Lord Terence Burns assumed the role as Chairman of the Ofcom news media broadcasting authority which enabled them “in concert” to effectively impulse the extended money laundering operation spanning three continents. It is public knowledge that RBS Coutts & Co Barclays International Lloyds Private Banking and HSBC Private Banking “targeted” the Carroll Global Corporation Trust banking arrangements which has prompted well seasoned political observers in Westminster to remark that the current Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Ian Burnett of Maldon Essex will be a pivotal force behind the much needed conclusion to this sorry affair. The Carroll Foundation Trust files are held within a complete lockdown at the FBI Washington DC field office and the Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard London under the supervision of the Commissioner Cressida Dick QPM who is known to have an intimate knowledge of this major public interest case. International News Networks: http://news-carrolltrust.com
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AM Law Solicitors - Promo
 
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