Latest News for Law Firms
Lawtech 365 CEO on what 2022 may hold for the legal tech sector
9 January 2022
Rudi Kesic, a major player in the field of legal technology, provides his views on the future of law, legal sector regulation and technological advancements.
5 Benefits of Cloud-Based Software for Law Firms
22 December 2021
If you are currently evaluating practice management software for your law firm, you have likely heard of the term “cloud-based”.
9 tips for lawyers working remotely
20 December 2021
If you’re considering working from home or just away from the office as a solicitor, or are transitioning some or all of your team, the following tips will guide you towards a successful remote-work experience.
Gerry Walsh appointed as the new interim CEO of the Law Society of England and Wales.
14 December 2021
Born in Northern Ireland, Gerry has spent most of his working life in England, France, Poland and the US, and is now a highly experienced senior executive and consultant.
Clio Launches New Legal Aid Functionality
13 December 2021
Clio’s new legal aid feature streamlines the matter management, billing, and claim process for legal aid professionals and increases access to legal services for vulnerable populations
HMLR to move to mandatory digital applications from November 2022
9 November 2021
HM Land Registry are changing the way they receive and process Register Update applications in an effort to reduce errors and make processing time faster.
UAE creates specialist AML court to further strengthen its AML regulations
8 November 2021
The new court is one of several initiatives introduced in support of the National Action Plan, which included the introduction of new guidelines relating to anti-money laundering (“AML”) and countering terrorist finance (“CTF”) in April this year.
Firms who generate the most complaints will pay more
4 November 2021
The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) has won approval to overhaul how it calculates and collects regulatory fees from the practices it regulates, so it can now recharge more of the cost of the Legal Ombudsman (LeO) to the firms that generate disproportionate levels of complaints.
SRA approves PII clause clarifying cybercrime cover
25 October 2021
Insurance policies will have to make clear whether cover is provided for cyber losses under new rules agreed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
SRA visits 85 firms in a year as part of AML crackdown
20 October 2021
Regulators went to an average of seven law firms a month in the past year following up concerns about a lack of anti-money laundering policies.
Law firm and director fined over inadequate due diligence checks
12 October 2021
A South London law firm, Topstone Solicitors Limited, and its director Silas Ogbonna have been fined for failing to complete proper due diligence checks on two property deals.
Verify 365 partners with WYM Legal
7 October 2021
Verify 365 brings an AI-powered AML and identity verification platform to WYM Legal. Verify 365 are beaming with pride to announce that we've partnered with WYM Legal to provide the firm with a fully automated, AI-powered identity verification and anti-money laundering platform.