England: Watchdog review shows fifth of law firms fail on money laundering compliance

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has found that a fifth of law firms in England and Wales are not compliant with the 2017 Money Laundering Regulations.

Published 1 November 2019

End to preferential treatment for EU lawyers qualifying in England and Wales under no-deal Brexit

Lawyers from EU jurisdictions would no longer be offered preferential treatment when qualifying in England and Wales if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.

Published 20 March 2019

England: Trainee solicitor to be prosecuted for fraud despite exposing malpractice at firm

A decision to prosecute a trainee solicitor for fraud even though she blew the whistle on her colleagues has been defended by officials.

Published 7 February 2019