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Roundtable: A view of the future for law firms - risk and compliance considerations
Led by Miller with The Lawyer, seven lawyers and risk advisers from UK Top 50 firms spent a morning discussing risk considerations during Covid-19 and the future of law post-lockdown.
Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday: Review of the Changes
The legal sector is likely to be aware of these changes and taking appropriate steps to digest the information and devise a plan on how to relay the changes to clients. With that in mind, here are some helpful points to consider.
Why mental health should form part of a law firm’s risk management strategy
At Miller we believe that law firms of all sizes should consider mental health as part of their risk mitigation. Not only is it the right thing to do to support your employees, it also helps to reduce risk, errors and potential claims.
Conveyancing claims - trends we can expect in 2020
A failure to provide adequate advice remains high in the pecking order of causes of conveyancing complaints and claims.
SRA provides some breathing space for law firms struggling to obtain PI cover
The SRA is providing additional flexibility for firms by enabling them to secure an extension to their EPP, CP or both, which will require the firm to obtain agreement from the insurer.
The 5th Money Laundering Directive - What are the key changes?
The 5th Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) came into force on the 10th January 2020. It's purpose is to strengthen the UK's financial system in order to prevent criminals laundering money and funding terrorism.
What happens if law firms fail to get covered by the 1 October PI renewal deadline?
Insurer capacity inevitably reduces further and further as the 1 October professional indemnity (PI) insurance deadline draws closer.
Solicitor risks helpsheet library
To help law firms mitigate their risks, we’ve developed a series of risk helpsheets that highlight key errors that often lead to costly PI claims.
High risk practice areas for law firms: Litigation
The third in our series of high risk helpsheets focuses on the practice area of litigation.