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Terminating training contracts: myth v reality

What happens in the rare occurrences when traineeships go wrong and employers or trainees seek to end the training contract early? Our Head of Education Rob Marrs explains what's involved in the process, why it might (and might not) happen and dispels some common myths.

Making the most of price transparency

Council member and convener of the Society's Professional Practice Committee, Austin Lafferty writes about the recent introduction of Price Transparency Guidance for the profession - and how he has found it a useful management tool for his business.

Source of Funds and Source of Wealth: What you need to know

In the third and final blog in our series on the updated AML guidance for the UK legal sector, our Head of AML Graham MacKenzie explores an issue at the heart of effective anti-money laundering control: Source of Funds and Source of Wealth.

AML Legal Professional Privilege: Supporting Decision Making

In the second of our series of blogs on the updated AML guidance for the UK legal sector, Jane Jarman, solicitor, Professor of Law at Nottingham Trent University and contributor to the new guidance, sets out why and how she re-worked the Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) section to be a practical, decision-making framework for lawyers.

New AML Guidance: Where to start

In the first of a series of blogs, Graham MacKenzie, Head of Anti-Money Laundering at the Society, helps to break down the recently released and extensively revised AML Guidance for the UK legal sector, highlighting key changes and what solicitors need to look out for.

Philip Yelland, Executive Director of Regulation, to retire

Executive Director of Regulation, Philip Yelland, will retire at the end of May after 30 years at the Law Society.