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Letters: SLCC levy proposals

Comments on the Society's response

Complaints about the Commission

It is not surprising that solicitors are complaining about the SLCC budget and levy – but what should be done?

Society's "double standards" on gender equality

Claim of discrimination against those returning to practice

Letter: will normal online service ever resume?

Fear that service complaints relating to online estate agency may result in more regulation catching more than just the guilty

Fighting an unseen enemy

Solicitors need more advice and guidance against the threat from cyber criminals

Letter: minimalism in the law

Is it still expected that a solicitor actually deals with legal problems?

Letter: claims – sting in the tail

Why the professional indemnity premium hike after a failed negligence claim?

Letter: conflicted over conflict?

Comment on the Professional Practice article in the December 2015 Journal

Doing complaints better

Rather than treat it with suspicion, solicitors should engage fully with the SLCC's current strategy consultation, as they stand to gain from increased public confidence in the system

Letter: charging for delivery

Comments on the Society's guidance on charging for lending or delivering files etc

Letter: when you can't say no?

Cases can arise that it is difficult ethically to turn down

Cooling-off consternation

Guidance needed on "impractical" regulations