On 4th November 2020, the Women in Residential Property network met for yet another engaging industry discussion; this time, about the future of the high street. Hosted by WiRP Chair Emma Vigus (also MD of mio), guest speakers Damian Sumner, Partner at Brasier Freeth, and Trevor Watson, Director at Davis Coffer Lyons, shared their first-hand experiences of how the high street is adapting to the challenges of a changing market.
While moving to more agile, flexible and mobile work practices might seem daunting, there are proven tactics and techniques that can be employed to improve service delivery. One organisation that has mastered service delivery in the world of remote work is iManage.
Outside Counsel Guidelines (OCG) have become a standard part of the relationship between law firms and their clients. Typically this involves in-house counsel setting out the policies and procedures governing the relationship, including legal fees, billing and expense guidelines.
This week the HMLR have announced that the time is now with the confirmation that electronic signatures will be accepted, as long as there is a witness present at the time to also sign – conveyancing has finally arrived in the 21st Century.
On the 10th January 2020 the 5th Money Laundering directive was adopted into UK legislation and with it came the obligations that had been enacted before; that you know your client (KYC) and ensure you comply with the 3 steps of the KYC compliance framework: