‘Sexual Misconduct in Law Firms’

‘Sexual Misconduct in Law Firms’


CategorySeminar & Webinar 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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