Archives: Conduct, practice and risk management

This category can only be viewed by members.

SRA – highlights cybercrime risks

October 2020 | Conduct, practice and risk management

Cybercrime is a continuing headache for practitioners. We highlighted some advice on email cybercrime from the National Cyber Security Centre in our April 2020 edition (p31). The SRA has just released its ‘Cybercrime Thematic Review’. All COLPs, COFAs and IT managers should read it, but some of the key points arising are: Legal transactions are …

This article is only available to subscribers.

SRA – using client account as a banking facility

September 2020 | Conduct, practice and risk management

We reported in our June 2020 edition (p26) on the sad case of the experienced solicitor who was struck off for allowing client account to be used as a banking facility. That seems to be a useful prompt to review this rule and to give an update on the SRA’s view on firms which act …

This article is only available to subscribers.