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The primary objective of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules is to protect clients’ interests by regulating the custody and protection of clients’ money.
The rules stipulate compliance procedures designed to minimise the risk of a solicitor mixing monies belonging to clients with those of the practice.
The rules also seek to ensure the fair treatment of clients’ money by the payment of interest and apply, with slight modification, to controlled trust money.
The Law Society requires an annual report from a qualified accountant in respect of every solicitor who handles clients’ money, to confirm that they have complied with the Rules.
Our Solicitors’ Accounts Rules Programme is designed to work closely with you in:
Read more about our Solicitors’ Accounts Rules Programme here.
22 Mar 2019
Trade association UK Finance has revealed that more than 84,000 bank customers fell victim to so-called bank payment scams in 2018.
21 Mar 2019
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20 Mar 2019
The government has published additional documents containing advice on Brexit for UK small businesses.
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