Compliance

Risk and Compliance

February 21st

Edinburgh

Risk Management and Compliance for Scottish Lawyers

February 21st

2 - 5pm

Speaker: Tim Edward

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£180+VAT
£135+VAT (Member price)

3hrs CPD

Risk Management and Compliance are now priority areas for all practices and practitioners. Recent changes to regulations have led to firms and their employees receiving substantial penalties for not adhering to these rules.

This course will provide a synopsis of the range of obligations now faced and practical guidance on how to ensure your practice and your firm comply with these.

  • Law Society of Scotland Practice Rules and Guidance
  • Client Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest
  • Duties to Clients, the Profession and the Courts
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Act obligations
  • Policies and Protocols to ensure your firm's compliance and to manage risk
  • The handling of Complaints and Claims
  • The event begins at 2pm. Delegate registration is open from 1:30pm.

    Tim Edward  has been a partner of Dentons/Maclay Murray & Spens for over 20 years and MLRO/POCA officer for 8 years. He chaired Maclays' Risk Committee and sits on Dentons' UK Business Acceptance Committee. He has served on both the Law Society's Pursuers' Advisory Panel for claims against solicitors and their Master Policy Defence Panel. He is a solicitor advocate and experienced dispute resolution practitioner.