Robert Forman writes for The Law Society’s Legal Compliance bulletin – 12 July 2022

July 14, 2022By RFormanArticles, Blogs, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Robert Forman’s article, ‘A fine thing’ appears in the 12 July 2022 edition of the Law Society’s Legal Compliance bulletin. Robert comments on the SRA’s new fining powers. The article, written in advance of The Lord Chancellor’s decision, comments on the consequences of the increased fining powers. The article available here https://communities.lawsociety.org.uk/july-2022/a-fine-thing/6002362.article requires a subscription … Read More

Robert Forman speaks at specialist partnership and employment firm Fox & Partners’ latest Breakfast Briefing on ‘Conducting internal investigations in law firms’

June 15, 2022By RFormanArticles, Blogs, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Robert Forman was delighted to join Catriona Watt, Caroline Field and Eleanor Diamond at specialist partnership and employment firm Fox & Partners’ latest Breakfast Briefing on ‘Conducting internal investigations in law firms’. The webinar recording of 14th June 2022 is now available below for those who missed the live session and for those who would like to watch it … Read More

The Solicitor’s Handbook 2022 co-authored by Robert Forman

December 6, 2021By RFormanArticles, Blogs, News, Solicitors' Regulation

The Solicitor’s Handbook 2022, co-authored by Robert Forman in our professional discipline team, is now on sale at The Law Society bookshop here as well as other leading retail stores. The Solicitor’s Handbook is a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the regulations governing the conduct of solicitors. The 2022 edition has been updated to take … Read More

Murdochs maintains Chambers & Partners ranking as London’s leading specialist solicitors’ professional discipline firm

November 23, 2021By RFormanArticles, Blogs, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Our three-strong team has, for the 2022 edition, maintained its Chambers & Partners ranking as London’s leading specialist solicitors’ professional discipline firm. Here’s what Chambers & Partners said : What the team is known for Niche team specialising in defence of solicitors’ professional discipline proceedings. Particular expertise in SDT matters, SRA forensic investigations and voluntary … Read More

Murdochs maintains Legal 500 ranking as London’s leading specialist solicitors’ professional discipline firm

October 4, 2021By RFormanArticles, Blogs, News, Solicitors' Regulation

Our three-strong team has, for the 2022 edition, maintained its Legal 500  ranking as London’s leading specialist solicitors’ professional discipline firm. Here’s what Legal 500 said : The ‘small, highly effective team‘ at Murdochs Solicitors has longstanding experience in focusing almost exclusively on defending solicitors and other legal professionals facing regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings. … Read More

The SRA – Your ill-health, the end of your career – The SRA’s wellbeing imperative

April 30, 2021By RFormanArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

The problem The SRA warns the profession from taking a ‘tick-box approach’ to AML compliance, and yet when it comes to its obligation to safeguard the mental health of solicitors is it guilty of doing just that? The SRA is statutorily obliged to encourage an independent, strong, diverse and effective legal profession[1] and, arguably, to … Read More

Webinar – Practising as and dealing with unregulated businesses and freelance solicitors – co-hosted for The Law Society by SRA specialist Robert Forman

February 17, 2020By RFormanArticles, News, Solicitors' Regulation

SRA specialist, Robert Forman co-hosted a webinar for The Law Society on 13th February 2020 on ‘Practising as and dealing with unregulated businesses and freelance solicitors’. The Law Society maintains webinars for purchase for up to a year following presentation. The webinar is available for purchase here.