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In this webinar 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.