Insights into Legal Services Regulation in 2021

Kingsley Napley Spotlight Series

The decision of the Divisional Court at the end of last year in Beckwith v SRA created shock waves in legal services regulation. That decision caused some to call into question the SRA’s approach in bringing disciplinary proceedings against solicitors where sexual misconduct was alleged. In addition, it raised issues around the proper scope of disciplinary action when not directly related to the work of a solicitor. Charlotte Judd, Associate in our Regulatory and Professional Discipline Team , sets the scene and gives context to part one in our Kingsley Napley Spotlight Series: Insights into Legal Services Regulation in 2021, where our carefully curated panel discussed the recent judgment.

The Beckwith v SRA webinar forms part of a series that Kingsley Napley will be running through 2021, covering a range of some of the most important regulatory issues and/or developments facing the legal professions in 2021 , where a number of thought leaders in the sector will be joining us to share their insights. 

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If you have any questions about the issues discussed, please contact  Charlotte Judd  or a member of our Regulatory and Professional Discipline Team .



Charlotte Judd is an Associate in Regulatory  department and advises on matters including defending regulated individuals, organisations and corporates; advice for regulators and public bodies and legal services regulation.


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