Lawyers have it all: power, money, prestige. No wonder they are amongst the most right swiped professions on Tinder. Dating a lawyer sounds waaay better than it actually is. Having a lawyer boyfriend or girlfriend is akin to having an imaginary friend. Lawyers lead notoriously busy lives and work notoriously long hours, so you better get used to ready meals for one. When your better half finally does manage to break free from the chains of target billable hours — for a few hours away — expect them to take the stresses of work home with them.
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In this blog, we will consider the requirement for solicitors and law firms to identify their clients under the new SRA Code of Conduct. Are you ready? Rule 8. Before the launch of StaRs, there was no specific SRA requirement to check the identity of clients, other than what was required to comply with money laundering legislation. The Money Laundering Regulations MLR of course, only applies only to certain types of work, mainly transactional and financial. However, this new rule makes it clear that the SRA expects some level of ID checking for all clients, regardless of the type of work being undertaken.
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Russell McVeagh is welcoming back an impressive group of senior alumni who have returned to the firm over recent months, with many of these lawyers re-joining the firm following overseas experience working at top global law firms. A victory to Vergara over the control of frozen embryos provides an insight into right-to-live lawsuits, another fast-growing area of law that family lawyers everywhere need to be aware of Actress Sofia Vergara has succeeded in her ongoing lawsuit with her former fiance Nick Loeb over their frozen embryos in a long legal battle that More. Speaking out against the Uighur Muslim group has seen China impose sanctions against Essex Court Chambers and aroused the ire of international barrister Michael Polak China has stepped up its sanctions against just about everyone in the West it would appear, but one of those recently targeted has been leading London-based barristers chambers Essex Court, More.
This practice note sets out guidance on identifying and managing situations where a conflict of interest arises, or there is a significant risk of a conflict of interest occurring. This practice note is relevant to all law firms and sole practitioners authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority SRA. For more information see the legal status.