Whilst there have been positive developments in equality and D&I in partnerships in recent years,  further improvements are needed to stimulate businesses to build more diverse talent pipelines by expanding their talent pools. In this webinar recording, we consider how professional services firms should approach talent management, including the use of specialist recruitment services, the

We are all getting old. In the UK especially so, due to declining fertility rates and people living longer. But are law firm demographics keeping up? There has been a concerted push for diversity and inclusion in gender, ethnicity and other underrepresented groups across the professional services sector, but have we done enough to include

The SRA recently launched a new consultation on proposed rule changes on health and wellbeing at work, following their recent guidance and thematic review on workforce environments.

The consultation proposes the introduction of a limited fitness to practise regime, enabling the SRA to place conditions or restrictions on a solicitors Practising Certificate where a medical

On 4 March 2022, the SRA launched a new consultation on proposed rule changes on health and wellbeing at work, following on from their recent guidance and thematic review on workplace environments. The consultation proposes the following change to the Code of Conduct for Individuals and Firms:

‘You treat colleagues fairly and with respect. You

Cyber risk has been an issue for law firms for many years. However, the changes in working environments brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic have been particularly helpful to cyber-criminals, with increased homeworking and remote authorisation processes resulting in increased opportunities for fraudsters. Many firms have had to invest significantly in their IT infrastructure in

In the second of our series of news alerts focused on key regulatory trends of which firms and solicitors need to be aware in 2022, our regulatory and professional discipline partner, Andrew Pavlovic, considers the SRA’s treatment of junior solicitors and how their shift may now be focussing on cultural issues at law firms.

In this series of news alerts, CM Murray LLP regulatory and professional discipline partner, Andrew Pavlovic, identifies three key regulatory trends which firms and solicitors need to be aware of in 2022.  In this first alert, Andrew considers the extent to which the SRA is continuing to investigate personal misconduct following the High Court

In this alert, Associate Pooja Dasgupta and Partners Zulon Begum and Clare Murray summarise three of the most notable and interesting Partnership and LLP law cases heard by the UK courts in 2021, with some practical commentary on how they might affect LLPs and partnerships, and their members and partners.

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The recent decision of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal to dismiss a claim for costs by a successful respondent has sparked a renewed discussion as to whether the ‘starting point’ that the SRA should not be ordered to pay the costs of a failed prosecution remains justifiable.

In this news alert,  CM Murray’s new SRA Professional

This is the most wonderful and inspiring discussion on the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities: ‘BUILDING BACK BETTER’. Our fabulous Senior Associate Wonu Sanda, and Partner Emma Bartlett are joined on this podcast by the brilliant and inspirational Husnara Begum, a former City corporate lawyer turned leading career management specialist and