11 Apr

New CRL guidance issued – conduct in disputes

With the greater focus recently on potential misuse of the legal system, in particular on the use of so-called strategic litigation against public participation (SLAPP), CILEx Regulation has issued new guidance for conduct in disputes.

The use of SLAPP actions by the super-rich, such as Russian oligarchs, has come under the spotlight because of the impact they can have on clients with less resources and on freedom of speech.

CILEx Regulation believes that it is important that all regulators provide a consistent message on issues such as these that affect the legal sector.  The guidance is based on the recently updated SRA guidance so the expectations of CILEX members, whether they work in a CILEX Authorised Entity or an SRA firm, will be the same.


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