This war’s gonna end – do the right thing: Iain Miller writes for the Law Society Gazette

11 May 2020

Iain Miller, partner in our regulatory team, has written an article for the Law Society Gazette about maintaining an ethical culture and complying with SRA principles during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

 Regardless of size, specialism or geography, Covid poses a massive challenge to well and not-so-well managed firms. Sudden and dramatic shifts in the levels of client work, and the ability of the workforce to do that work are as close as I would hope any of us will get to a nightmare scenario."

 No one knows when this will end, if work as we knew it will bounce back immediately or if it will rebuild slowly – or if clients will be in a position to pay for our services."

As Apocalypse Now’s Lt Colonel Kilgore observed, ‘Some day, this war’s gonna end.’ When it does, it will be those firms that managed to best navigate the financial challenges, and maintain their ethics and culture that will be the ones that are better placed to grow and develop."

The full article can be read here: This wars gonna end - do the right thing.


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