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Webinar: COVID-19 And Other Compliance Issues
May 27, 2020
Webinar: COVID-19 And Other Compliance Issues

Free webinar delivered by SRA's Head of Legal Policy and Head of Ethics Guidance

COVID-19, Wellbeing And Mental Health
May 27, 2020
COVID-19, Wellbeing And Mental Health

Resources to help you and your team through the unique stresses created by the coronavirus pandemic

Five Essential Issues For Smaller Firms
May 27, 2020
Five Essential Issues For Smaller Firms

The Law Society has set out five essential issues that are of particular relevance to small firms

SBA – The Solicitors' Charity
May 27, 2020
SBA – The Solicitors' Charity

SBA has created a support hub for solicitors and firms facing the challenges posed by the pandemic
 

AML And Preventing Terrorist Financing
May 27, 2020
AML And Preventing Terrorist Financing

The Legal Sector Affinity Group has published an advisory note highlighting key coronavirus-related AML risks

Coronavirus And Pro Bono
May 27, 2020
Coronavirus And Pro Bono

Law Society provides guidance to those providing pro bono assistance during the pandemic
 

Covid-19 Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention
May 27, 2020
Covid-19 Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention

Pandemic and lockdown create vulnerabilites that criminals and fraudsters are seeking to exploit

Covid-19 Advice To Conveyancers
May 27, 2020
Covid-19 Advice To Conveyancers

Law Society develops guidance on completing moves while maintaining safety

Virtual Statutory Declarations
May 27, 2020
Virtual Statutory Declarations

COVID-19 has created uncertainty over the safety of statutory declarations in insolvency proceedings

Virtual Execution and E-Signatures
May 27, 2020
Virtual Execution and E-Signatures

Law Society guidance on virtual execution and e-signatures, plus Land Registry "Mercury" signing approach