New Legal Ombudsman guidance and PO Box Change

New Legal Ombudsman guidance and PO Box Change

The Legal Ombudsman’s (LeO) produces a number of guidance documents to help clients and firms understand how it makes decisions. The latest is an updated version of its view on good costs service. Around one in ten complaints referred to the LeO centre on the...
SRA issues guidance on Proceeds of Crime Act

SRA issues guidance on Proceeds of Crime Act

The SRA has today issued guidance to help solicitors understand how to prevent financial crime, the UK’s proceeds of crime regime, and the regulator’s expectations for how solicitors comply with it. To read the guidance, please visit: SRA | Proceeds of...
LSAG Anti-Money Laundering Guidance Updated

LSAG Anti-Money Laundering Guidance Updated

The Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) has updated its anti-money laundering guidance for regulated firms. This guidance has been approved by HM Treasury. There is now further guidance in a number of areas. Of particular note is the requirement for firms to carry out...