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The Solicitor's Handbook Andrew Hopper, QC

The Solicitor's Handbook By Andrew Hopper, QC

The Solicitor's Handbook by Andrew Hopper, QC


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The Solicitor's Handbook 2015 is a comprehensive yet user-friendly guide to the regulatory maze that governs the conduct of solicitors. This invaluable resource includes expert commentary from leading practitioners in the field on every aspect of the regulation of solicitors, which will help you ensure compliance within your firm.

The Solicitor's Handbook Summary

The Solicitor's Handbook: 2015 by Andrew Hopper, QC

The Solicitor's Handbook 2015 is a comprehensive yet user-friendly guide to the regulatory maze that governs the conduct of solicitors. This invaluable resource includes expert commentary from leading practitioners in the field on every aspect of the regulation of solicitors, which will help you ensure compliance within your firm. In addition to the Solicitors Regulation Authority's (SRA) Code of Conduct, this essential Handbook covers the Accounts Rules, financial services regulation, money laundering requirements and ABS regulations. It also usefully sets out the extent of the regulator's powers and describes the practical workings of the regulatory and disciplinary processes (including investigations by the SRA and proceedings before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, as well as the relevant rights of appeal and review.The 2015 edition has been thoroughly updated to take account of all significant regulatory changes that have been introduced since January 2013, including: The ban on referral fees in personal injury cases which came into force on 1 April 2013 and the SRA's subsequent Warning Notice on referral fees Changes to the law relating to conditional fee agreements and the extension of the range of cases in which damages-based agreements can be used The introduction of a new set of Outcomes dealing with the conduct requirements for individuals or entities which are temporarily practising overseas A relaxation of the requirements relating to referrals and recommendations to financial advisers Changes to the rules governing consumer credit activities, the regulation of which has passed from the Office of Fair Trading to the Financial Conduct Authority The abolition of the Assigned Risks Pool from 1 October 2013 The High Court decisions in Fuglers and Andersons regarding the level of fines that the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal can impose.

About Andrew Hopper, QC

Andrew Hopper QC was admitted as a solicitor in 1972 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2001 (the first solicitor advocate to be appointed Silk outside the City of London). He has specialised in the field of professional regulation and discipline since 1979 and is a member of the Law Society's Regulatory Affairs Board. Gregory Treverton-Jones QC is a barrister at 39 Essex Street and was called to the Bar in 1977, and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2002. He has practised in the field of professional discipline and regulation since the early 1990s. He has been instructed in many of the leading cases arising out of the professional conduct of solicitors, appearing both for and against the Law Society in applications for judicial review, statutory appeals, and challenges to interventions.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview; Part 2: The Principles and the SRA Code of Conduct 2011; Part 3: Other rules; Part 4: The regulatory system in practice; Part 5: The disciplinary system in practice; Part 6: The regulation of ABSs; Part 7: Fraud and money laundering; Part 8: Appendices; Index.

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GOR008362380
9781784460082
1784460087
The Solicitor's Handbook: 2015 by Andrew Hopper, QC
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The Law Society
20141031
520
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