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LPLC's Chief Risk Manager, Heather Hibberd, explores the legislative requirements surrounding Solicitor’s Certificates, along with the risk management issues associated with using video conferencing technologies in the context of COVID-19 restrictions.

Recorded webinar 1 July 2020.

Practitioners are seeing an increase in requests to provide advice regarding loans and guarantees from new and former clients.

Providing advice and signing Solicitor’s Certificates with COVID-19 restrictions in place adds another degree of difficulty.

This session includes discussion on:

  • Taking instructions and giving advice using video conferencing
  • Current legislative requirements regarding Solicitor’s Certificates
  • Managing new clients requiring a Solicitor’s Certificate urgently
  • Risk management tips and new policies in legal offices.
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