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.