Legal Ethics and Regulation

Consideration of how legal ethics and regulation are interlinked

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Course Overview

This webinar will consider the relationship between legal ethics and regulation in the context of the new SRA Handbook, with the individual and firm-based codes.

Looking at the SRA policy development, including question of trust, and the new enforcement strategy, compliance consultant and Datalaw favourite Katie Jackson of Honne Ltd. will consider what the current professional position is for reporting, conflict of interest, and personal issues impacting your professional life, and contrast that with international regulatory positions.

During this session Katie will examine the differences in the rules on conflict and will provide worked examples for viewers to try, making this course idea for qualifed and trainee solicitors. This webinar will also be of interest to Licensed Conveyancers, and those working in law firms such as support staff, compliance practitioners and practice managers.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 1 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course viewers will have considered the following:
  • • Legal ethics and the debate between personal and professional standards
  • • Ethics vs regulation, and the distinction between the two
  • • The policy development of the new SRA handbook individual and firm codes
  • • Question of trust - how does 'society' view solicitors?
  • • Comparative reporting and personal issues
  • • Comparative conflict of interest, including in contrast with the CLC

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for law firm employees of all levels

About Instructor - Katie Jackson

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.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinar

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    12 Page
  • Slides
    27 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 100