Podcast Location:
Download it here [file size: 20.3 MB]
Categories:
Private Client: Wills, Trusts & Lifetime Planning
Practice Management, Marketing & Skills
CPD Points:
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Due to the difference in guidelines between the SRA and the Bar Standards Board, CPD points are awarded differently for Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives:

Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to thoroughly inform the listener of the current rules concerning Solicitors' Accounts. Moreover, it aims to ensure the listener is aware of potential difficult issues and problems when holding client money and paying interest on it.

THIS CPDCAST IS NOT ACCREDITED BY THE BAR STANDARDS BOARD

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be up to date with the rules of Solicitors' Accounts;
  • Be aware of potential troublesome areas in holding client money;
  • Know how interest is paid to clients for money held on their behalf by solicitors.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Sources and References:
  • Solicitors Accounts Rules 1998;
  • Solicitors Code of Conduct 2007.

This podcast discusses the rules that apply to Solicitors' Accounts, focusing on how client money is held, transferred, managed and monitored. It also considers what interest is payable to the client and under what circumstances.

Podcast Added: 16/12/2008

THIS CPDCAST IS NOT ACCREDITED BY THE BAR STANDARDS BOARD

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