This course covers a wide range of topics relating to separate business rules.
The introduction of the new Standards and Regulations, the introduction of freelance solicitors, and the ability for regulated solicitors to work in unregulated practices providing services to members of the public could completely transform the legal services market. There are however still requirements for those who own separate businesses, or provide introductions and referrals, to clarify who is providing services, and to whom:
We will cover:
• The new rules relating to freelance solicitors and providing services in unregulated providers
• The concept of a ‘separate business’ and the overlaps with unregulated providers
• Referrals and introductions
• Client care information to be provided
• Case studies and examples of information to be provided
The introduction of the new forms of practice complicates this area significantly. This course is suitable for anyone who works with unregulated practices and would like to understand the new requirements.
On completion of this course you will:
Katie Jackson is a consultant specialising in law firm compliance and regulation. A former Inspector for the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, Katie led and managed inspections of some of the largest conveyancing practices in the country. Prior to working for the CLC, Katie spent a number of years working in various inspection and policy roles for the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and Legal Services Commission.
This webinar is suitable for anyone who works with unregulated practices and would like to understand the new requirements.
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