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Misconduct


Investment schemes - Warning notice

This warning notice sets out the dangers of becoming involved in and facilitating dubious investment schemes.

Conflicts of interest - Guidance

To help you to understand your obligations in relation to conflicts.

Unsolicited approaches (advertising) to members of the public - Guidance

To explain that although advertising to the public is permitted under our rules, subject to certain conditions, you must also consider your wider obligations under applicable law.

Q&As on the ban of personal injury referral fees - Guidance

Sets out common Q and As on the ban on referral fees in personal injury actions introduced by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

Holiday sickness claims - Warning notice

This warning notice sets out our concerns about acting in personal injury cases, particularly holiday sickness claims.

Offensive communications - Warning notice

This warning notice explains the importance of making sure that your communications are always professional, lawful and do not cause offense.

Tax avoidance your duties - Warning notice

This reminds those advising clients about their tax affairs about the importance of understanding their regulatory obligations.

Risk factors in immigration work - Guidance

Common risks that solicitors and firms face when they provide immigration services.

Use of non disclosure agreements (NDAs) - Warning notice

This reminds those we regulate of some of the key risks and issues when advising on the use of NDAs.

Offering inducements to potential clients or clients - Guidance

Understand your professional obligations and the issues you need to consider before offering inducements to existing or prospective clients.