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August 2020 Update

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     AUGUST 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   LAW SOCIETY ADVISES ON RISK MANAGEMENT TO KEEP PII COSTS DOWN On the 21st August an article appeared on the Law Society of Ireland’s website titled “Risk Management advice to keep down PII costs” in a climate…
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July 2020 Leagl Update

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     JULY 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   GUIDANCE ON S.150 & MONEYS RECEIVED FROM THIRD PARTIES In this month’s Law Society Gazette the Legal Services Regulation Act Task Force have advised on the following: –   Solicitors appointed to provide legal aid under the…
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June 2020 Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     JUNE 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   DBSI – DATA PROTECTION IMPLICATIONS OF THE RETURN TO WORK SAFELY PROTOCOL On the 26th June 2020 the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation published a guidance document titled “Data Protection Implication of the Return to Work…
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May 2020

  The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     MAY 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   RETURNING TO WORK SAFELY – INFORMATIVE WEBINAR On the 29th May there was a WEBINAR EVENT titled “Getting Back to Work in the “New Normal” hosted by Flor McCarthy (Solicitor) and Martin Lawlor (Solicitor) with special…
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April Newsletter 2020

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     APRIL 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST     LSRA PUBLISHES ITS FIRST INDEPENDENT COMPLAINT HANDLING REPORT On the 7th April 2020 the Legal Services Regulatory Authority published its first independent Complaint Handling Report in accordance with section 73(1) of the Legal Services Regulation Act…
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March Newsletter 2020

  The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     MARCH 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST     THE FULL 2020 CPD REQUIREMENT CAN NOW BE COMPLETED ONLINE Having regard to COVID-19 and the risk posed by attending group events in person, the Education Committee of the Law Society of Ireland have decided…
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February 2020 Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     FEBRUARY 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   NEWLY REVISED CPD SCHEME EFFECTIVE FROM 1 JANUARY 2020 In the January/February 2020 edition of the Law Society Gazette, Anthea Coll the Law Society’s CPD Scheme executive writes an article on the revised CPD scheme which is…
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January 2020 Newsletter

  The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     JANUARY 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   ARE YOU PREPARED FOR A DATA PROTECTION AUDIT? In the winter edition of the Parchment, Aideen Shanley writes about how your organisation may find itself subject to a data protection audit by the Data Protection Commissioner…
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December Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards DECEMBER 2019 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   SOCIAL MEDIA The Risk and Compliance Advisory Service of the Law Society of England and Wales have written a practice note in relation to social media, in order to increase understanding of social media in the profession and provide…
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November Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards NOVEMBER 2019- ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   TOP TEN TIPS TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE RISK WITHIN YOUR FIRM In this month’s Gazette Julie Brennan, Managing Director of the Institute of Legal Research and Standards (ILRS) has written an article setting out tips to manage risk within your firm…
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