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2021

Workplace vaccinations and data protection in Ireland

Workplace vaccinations and data protection in Ireland

The Irish Government vaccination programme is now well under way. As a result of supply limits and in line with the government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Allo ...

First Scottish Telecoms Appeal Judgment opens the door for renewals

First Scottish Telecoms Appeal Judgment opens the door for renewals

The recent Inner House decision in EE Limited and Ors v Duncan – the first Scottish appeal decided under the new Electronic Communications Code (the E ...

The Queen’s Speech - Planning Reforms

The Queen’s Speech - Planning Reforms

The Planning White Paper heralded the greatest shake-up of the planning system in 70 years, so given the year that was 2020 it’s no surprise to those ...

New guide helps NHS trusts improve patient safety by learning from clinical negligence claims 

New guide helps NHS trusts improve patient safety by learning from clinical negligence claims 

A new guide, “Learning from Litigation Claims: The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) and NHS Resolution best practice guide for clinicians and manag ...

Solicitors' Risks in Brief Newsletter - May 2021

Solicitors' Risks in Brief Newsletter - May 2021

                                             Regulatory Regulatory outlook part 1 – lessons from recent cases READ MORE    Regulatory ...

Regulatory outlook part 1 – lessons from recent cases

Regulatory outlook part 1 – lessons from recent cases

In recent months, there does now appear to be more recognition of solicitors’ personal circumstances which might require the SRA to take a different a ...

Regulatory outlook part 2 – a change of approach by the SRA?

Regulatory outlook part 2 – a change of approach by the SRA?

Some commentators are questioning whether the SRA will become more lenient in light of increased criticism, both from the Courts and from the professi ...

Practice Reminders – treating your client account as a bank account

Practice Reminders – treating your client account as a bank account

To illustrate the Rule, the SRA has produced an updated Warning Notice which provides guidance on use of client account and provides some case studies ...

A Hard Solicitors’ PI market

A Hard Solicitors’ PI market

As well as dealing with business resilience issues arising out of COVID 19, solicitors are also facing some of the hardest Professional Indemnity mark ...

Will Rectification

Will Rectification

After residential and commercial property, Wills & Probate is the next single largest category of claim faced by solicitors and their Insurers. At ...