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Law Society Regulations

Legislation and Practice Regulations set out the standards which solicitors in Northern Ireland must adhere to in relation to their practices and their duties to their clients.

Accounts

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Anti-Money Laundering

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Children Order Panel


Client Communications

 

Provision of Services Regulations 2009


Compensation Funds Regulations


Education, Admission and Training


EU/Cross Border

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Financial Services

(Members are advised to visit www.fsa.gov.uk/register/home.do)

 

 

 

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Insolvency

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Practising Certificate

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Practice


The core regulations made pursuant to the power granted to the Law Society are:


The Solicitors' Practice Regulations 1987 provides the standards to which solicitors must work as solicitors admitted in Northern Ireland.

In 2011 the regulations were updated.

In June 2013 an updated and consolidated version of the 1987 Practice Regulations to take account of the 2011 and 2013 Practice Amendment Regulations.


In addition there are a number of core regulations which govern the practice of solicitors in Northern Ireland and their relationship and duties to their clients. These include:


Acquisition of practices; papers and interests therein


Advertising and Marketing


Claims handling and contingency fees

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Conflict of interest in conveyancing


Core values


Home Charter


Incorporated Practices/LLPs


Professional Conduct


Property selling


Replies to Society correspondence


Supervision to practice


Professional Indemnity Insurance and Compensation Fund

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