24 hour helpline:
Practice Governance, Lexcel & CQS
This team assists legal practices with all aspects of practice management, governance, constitution and quality assurance. The team helped more practices to achieve Lexcel accreditation and CQS membership than any other
UK business during 2011. The department also has a specialist team
dealing with conversions to limited liability partnerships and
incorporations (as well as hybrid and ABS structures).
Professional Misconduct & Regulatory Compliance
This team assists legal practices and individuals with all aspects of
regulatory compliance and represents practices and individuals who are being
investigated or prosecuted by the SRA.
Legal Education & Training
This team provides specialist training and coaching across a range of
practice governance, risk management and regulatory compliance issues,
and is particularly well known for training in anti-money laundering,
outcomes focused regulation, equality & diversity and data
Risk Management & Professional Indemnity Insurance
This team provides support to practices seeking the best terms of cover and
premiums when renewing indemnity insurance. The risk management work
carried out by the team has won praise from underwriters, brokers and
lenders alike. Very substantial premium discounts have been achieved for
clients. This team has also assisted legal practices to exit the ARP and secure commercial cover for more than three years.
Take a look at our services or contact us for more information on how we can help you.
Ian Braithwaite Client Relationship Manager
T: 0113 385 4483
M: 07432 695 289
An SRA Scam Alert on 30th January involved an email in the name of Andrew Crowell of JMW Solicitors, which contained attachments, purporting to be a memorandum of sale and contract documentation.
The Law Society believes firmly in the importance of access to justice regardless of wealth and social background and this is also the subject of one of five campaigns behind which it is throwing its weight.
HSB Bank has increased the value of properties on which sole practitioners with CQS accreditation are able to act for it from £150,000 to £350,000.
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