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  • Virtual legal business launches US subsidiary 28th May 2020
    A virtual law business that uniquely combines regulated and unregulated legal practices, with lawyers in the UK and across the world, has launched a subsidiary in the USA. The post Virtual legal business launches US subsidiary appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • Groups issue Covid-19 advice for conveyancers 28th May 2020
    Five bodies representing conveyancers have joined forces to issue detailed guidance to support the re-opening of the housing market while complying with social distancing. The post Groups issue Covid-19 advice for conveyancers appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • SRA defends decision to prosecute Matthews 28th May 2020
    The boss of the Solicitors Regulation Authority has told junior lawyers that he is satisfied that its handling of the Claire Matthews case was “appropriate”. The post SRA defends decision to prosecute Matthews appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Shock change at the top of listed law firm DWF 28th May 2020
    The man who steered DWF onto the public markets as the first law firm to be listed on the main London Stock Exchange has suddenly stepped down in the face of the firm’s Covid-19 difficulties. The post Shock change at the top of listed law firm DWF appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • ABSs in US move closer in wake of Covid-19 28th May 2020
    The Utah Supreme Court is pressing ahead with plans to become the first US state to introduce ABSs, saying the Covid-19 crisis underscored the need for innovation in the legal market. The post ABSs in US move closer in wake of Covid-19 appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Firm’s negligence had “disastrous consequences” for client 27th May 2020
    It is difficult to imagine a “more obvious breach of duty” by a conveyancing solicitor than failing to register its new owner, the High Court has said in a case where it had “disastrous consequences”. The post Firm’s negligence had “disastrous consequences” for client appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Legal Futures
  • BSB to review rules on barristers’ conduct outside practice 27th May 2020
    The Bar Standards Board is to review its approach to policing barristers’ conduct outside of practice, including how they use social media, Legal Futures can reveal. The post BSB to review rules on barristers’ conduct outside practice appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Law firms under constant cyber-attack 27th May 2020
    Law firms are “performing admirably” in response to daily cybersecurity threats, but are still being successfully compromised, research has found. The post Law firms under constant cyber-attack appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Gina Miller takes on new campaign: wills reform 27th May 2020
    Businesswoman Gina Miller has turned to the “outdated” wills legislation in her latest campaign, calling for emergency measures to help people make wills during the Covid-19 crisis. The post Gina Miller takes on new campaign: wills reform appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Firms “avoiding radical staff measures” during crisis 26th May 2020
    Most law firms have continued to resist radical measures to cope with the Covid-19 crisis, taking “moderate steps in the short term to ensure resilience in the long term”, new research has found. The post Firms “avoiding radical staff measures” during crisis appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose

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