‘Sexual Misconduct in Law Firms’

‘Sexual Misconduct in Law Firms’


CategorySeminars Archive Author Alexis Hearnden Date

Alexis Hearnden presents for The Law Society on the matter of sexual misconduct within Law firms.

The webinar provides practitioners with a blue print for handling complaints of sexual misconduct in the workplace, including practical advice on how to deal with an SRA investigation into sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era.

Topics explore:

  • the SRA’s approach to sexual misconduct in the workplace in the #MeToo era
  • the firm’s policies and procedures relating to sexual misconduct
  • how a firm should investigate complaints of sexual misconduct
  • sanctions available to a firm in sexual misconduct cases
  • the SRA’s warning notice on non-disclosure agreements
  • the reporting obligations under the 2019 codes of conduct
  • the SRA’s response to a report of sexual misconduct
  • disciplinary proceedings arising from sexual misconduct

An OnDemand version is available here (Law Society PDC account required).


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