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17th November, 2017

The importance of good habits

LawPRO, the professional indemnity insurer for legal practitioners in Ontario, Canada recently posted a good news story, The mysterious magic of routines, on its practicePRO blog. It tells the tale of a practitioner of who was found not to have been negligent after clients alleged he registered discharges of mortgages without their authorisation. They denied […]

10th November, 2017

Stop and think about loan agreements

When a client insists on entering into a risky loan agreement, it is essential to step back and think about whether the client has made an informed choice and you have documented their instructions and your advice. In one claim, the practitioner acted for a lender regarding a loan to a property developer. The practitioner […]

6th November, 2017

Looking after leases

Table of contentsIntroductionThe best risk managementThe problem areasPPS ActRetail leases and essential safety measuresLPLC Tenant’s Practitioner ChecklistLPLC Landlord’s Practitioner ChecklistAppendix OneAppendix Two Introduction Looking after leases contains details of claims, relevant cases and legislation affecting retail leases. It is designed to raise your awareness of common problems in commercial and retail lease transactions, and help you […]

3rd November, 2017

Risk video bite – Delegation

Presenter: Alex Macmillan, Risk Manager, LPLC

1st November, 2017

Minimise your risk

Risk is a part of every legal practice.  Practitioners should be aware of the common underlying causes of negligence claims against law firms, as well as the practice management steps that can reduce risk. Every job is an opportunity to earn fees, do fulfilling work and enhance your reputation, but every engagement carries risk. You […]