Coming clean on NDAs

Lawyers have always written non-disclosure agreements, but what about the solicitors that sign them as well?

Earlier, legal regulators warned there was no excuse for firms to hide from their duties behind gagging employees and clients. 

The profession now faces a period of introspection as it assesses whether enough is being done to ensure staff are protected and whether NDAs could put firms at risk of misconduct charges. 

Partner Senior associate Keely Rushmore comments in this piece in The Law Society Gazette on NDAs and the Solicitors Regulation Authority taking a hard line on them. 

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