Our Services

Legal Compliance Services offers a comprehensive range of compliance and

risk management services to law firms.

Please click on the links below to find out more.

New Law Firm and ABS Applications

We are proud of our 100% success rate in guiding both “traditional model” new law firms and Alternative Business Structures through the SRA application process. Whatever your business model, applying for authorisation can be a time consuming and forensic process. We...

read more

SRA Regulatory Compliance

Identifying and managing risk are at the core of an effective approach to compliance.  You are required to have effective processes and procedures in place and be in a position to demonstrate how you are addressing regulatory requirements. You should have transparent...

read more

COLP and COFA Compliance Support and File Review Service

COLP Support Compliance officers face significant challenges. Often, as well as existing fee earning and other day-to-day duties, they have to spend a considerable amount of time planning and implementing compliance, managing risks and devising ways of being able to...

read more

Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

With law firms amongst the highest at risk of exposure to money laundering, terrorist financing and wider financial crime, there is constant pressure on the profession to do more, be more vigilant and keep abreast of the latest developments and expectations in a...

read more

Data Protection, Cyber Security and Fraud Prevention

Data Protection The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA), which brought into force the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), has introduced new responsibilities for law firms which have been reinforced and added to by the Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic...

read more

Law firm Mergers and Acquisitions

Whether you are contemplating a full-scale merger with another law firm, or taking over all or part of another firm, lack of proper forward planning, particularly in relation to risk, can lead to problems which far outweigh the benefits. We work with the acquiring...

read more

Lexcel, CQS, WIQS and SQM

Quality standards such as Lexcel, Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), the new Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS) or the Specialist Quality Mark (SQM) are becoming increasingly important to demonstrate a level of credibility and quality assurance. Lexcel or...

read more

Orderly Closure of Law Firms

Depending on the reasons, the closure of a law firm can be very stressful and there is a lot to think about. There are numerous risks to consider, in particular: failure to meet regulatory requirements leading to disciplinary action; claims for loss of documents,...

read more

Referral Arrangements and LASPO Compliance

Our experts  work with personal injury firms on how to deal with the compliance challenges imposed by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 212 (LASPO) and assist with the structuring of commercial business relationships with third parties to...

read more

SRA Monitoring, Inspections and Investigations

Legal Compliance Services guides you in all aspects of your interaction with the SRA. Our consultants have extensive experience gained at the SRA. They worked on the development of the SRA’s regulatory arrangements and know how to interact effectively with the...

read more

Training and Development

Our experts deliver bespoke training sessions tailored to your requirements in all aspects of  compliance. This can be in the form of a seminar, a lecture, a workshop or one-to-one coaching on areas such as: Anti-money laundering Data protection/GDPR The SRA Standards...

read more