New UK guidance on licensing legal services

OFSI has updated its general guidance on providing legal advice to designated persons (FAQs 3.4.1 and 3.4.2). The new guidance states that obtaining a licence before providing substantive legal services is encouraged rather than required, but that no payment for legal services by or on behalf of a designated person should be received before obtaining a licence (since that would...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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