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Law Firm Risk Management, Compliance and Regulation

The Strategic Partner recognise that it is essential for Law Firms, based in the UK, and their Compliance Officers (COLP, COFA, MLCO) to ensure they achieve and maintain a robust risk management and compliance structure.

It is often the case that the compliance officers have other active roles in the business and reaching and maintaining the goal of a compliant Law Firm is not always fully achieved. We have offices situated in and around the United Kingdom, with our head office based in central London, get in touch with our team of experts today for more information. 

Find out more

For more information about our Compliance & Regulation Services you can call us on 0203 911 9710 or you can email us at info@thestrategicpartner.co.uk. You can also download our marketing services brochure by clicking on the link below.

Solutions for Law Firms

Our focus is to provide firms with cost effective solutions that achieves the goals and benefits of the firm enabling the owners of firms to focus on client service, operational management and revenue generation. 

 

Establishing a compliant environment that manages risk and regulation brings benefits including: -

  • Protection for the compliance officers, staff, and clients.
  • Reduced worry and concern for the Owners and compliance officers.
  • A set of procedures that work for the firm and assist in achieving process and operation efficiencies.
  • A well-managed, risk-controlled environment that will be respected by insurers and be a key consideration in their approach to your firm.

Our belief is that the policies and procedures you adopt in your firm should be compliant, proportionate and reflect what the firm does in practice. We help firms deliver a compliance structure that compliments the firm and runs seamlessly through the delivery of our risk, compliance and regulation services. 

The Strategic Partner provides services for firms of all sizes and structures across the UK and further afield.

Our services, which are detailed below, offer solutions to law firms from new firm creation, through to managing a compliant structure and closure of a firm. We provide both packaged (Regulation and Compliance Service and Compliance Administration) and individual solutions that directly add value into the firms we work with.

For more information on our risk and compliance service you can call us on 020 3911 9710, email us info@thestrategicpartner.co.uk or make on online enquiry.

For more details on each of the services we provide please click on the links below.

Codes of Conduct

Specialist services designed for law firms, to assist with all areas of regulation, inc, COLP & COFA.

Anti-Money Laundering

We will work with your firm to ensure it has a full understanding of the requirements of the AML and related legislation.

Firm and File Audits

We have the expertise to provide firm wide audits and regulation advice across all areas of the practice.

New Law Firm & ABS Applications

We assist individuals and firms with making new law firm and ABS applications for all structure types.

Risk Management

At The Strategic Partner we work with law firms to establish a robust risk management strategy that covers both insurer and regulatory obligations.

Complaint Management

Our complaint management service provides firms with an effective outsource solution that enables complaints to be addressed quickly, with impartiality and resolved in the most effective manner..

Compliance Management

Our services ensure that a firm’s compliance officers can achieve peace of mind knowing that the policies and procedures adopted by the firm ensure the firm is compliant and that it will stay compliant.

Compliance Administration

The Strategic Partners Compliance Administration Service was developed at the request of our member law firms.

SRA Investigations

If your firm expects or has received a notification of investigation or the SRA have arrived at the firm our team are available to assist you.

SRA Interventions

If your firm expects or has received a notification of investigation or the SRA have arrived at the firm our team are available to assist you

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Whether you have received notification of investigation or the investigation has been concluded and a referral to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has been made it is advisable to seek expert advice and guidance.

Professional Indemnity Renewal

We work with both the Insurers and law firms providing risk guidance and risk reviews that are used for the purpose of the insurers considering the risk and premiums and in more serious cases whether to offer renewal terms.

Office Procedures Manual

We work with firms to create and maintain their office manuals, including firms with or without Lexcel and other quality kitemarks such as CQS, WIQS and legal aid franchises.

Procedure & Documents Drafting

At the Strategic Partner we work with firms to ensure they have documentation that is bespoke to them and reflects what they do in practice.

Training & Development

The Strategic Partner have developed training which can be delivered to firms and their staff to ensure there is a full and thorough understanding of the issues that firms face when managing risk and compliance and what their role is.

Partnership & Shareholder Agreements

We can assist with drafting and agreeing new partnership and shareholder agreements, reviewing and renewing existing agreements and partner and director disputes.

Succession & Exit Plans

The Strategic Partner can work with firms to develop succession and exit plans that achieve the goals of the current partners, further develop training and mentoring of future the Partners.

Orderly Closure of Law Firms

The strategic Partner works with firms to ensure that closure is undertaken on an orderly basis and where that is simply not possible due to sudden or financial issues, we will work with the firm to minimise negative impact wherever possible.

Data Protection & GDPR

Due to the nature of how law firms operate, the management, control and protection of data is an essential element of a firm compliance and regulation strategy.

Membership

Our membership provides firms with a range of benefits, discounts, updates and interaction all focussed on bringing value to your firm.

 

 

We provide both packages and individual solutions that directly add value into the firms we work with.

Industry News

We regularly provide updates, blogs and articles on compliance related issues which can be accessed in our news section 

Enquiries

For more information about our Regulation and Compliance service you can call us on 0203 911 9710 or you can email us at info@thestrategicpartner.co.uk.

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