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  • 24 Jun 2017 9:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    28 per cent of UK consumers that have experienced banking fraud in the last year reported the incidences to their providers first, according to new research.

    http://www.bobsguide.com/guide/news/2017/Jun/19/over-a-quarter-of-fraud-victims-spotted-suspicious-activity-before-their-banks/

  • 24 Jun 2017 9:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A disgraced former magistrate who swindled the public purse out of more than £250,000 has been given three months to pay it back or face further jail time.

    http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/jailed-loughborough-magistrate-ordered-pay-13183609

  • 24 Jun 2017 9:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The various provisions of the Act are expected to come into force later this year and will affect both U.K.-based firms and foreign firms conducting business in the U.K.


    https://acfeinsights.squarespace.com/acfe-insights/2017/6/8/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-uks-criminal-finances-act

  • 24 Jun 2017 9:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A 28-month pilot of the Online Court is to start next month, with HM Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) providing face-to-face assistance to the half of people signed up to it who are expected to need help with filling in forms.

    http://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/plan-28-month-online-court-pilot-emerges-mr-foresees-live-streaming-court-appeal

  • 17 Jun 2017 10:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Mr Lidington, also the fourth non-lawyer to hold the post after Chris Grayling, Michael Gove and Ms Truss, has got his own department for the first time after being appointed leader of the House of Commons last July when Theresa May became prime minister.


    http://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/truss-lidington-becomes-new-lord-chancellor


  • 17 Jun 2017 10:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The insurance sector has welcomed the news that Liz Truss has been replaced as Justice Secretary by David Lidington.



  • 17 Jun 2017 10:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The leader of the House of Commons, David Lidington MP, has been appointed as Lord Chancellor and secretary of state for justice, in a post-election reshuffle, which saw his predecessor, Liz Truss, make a sideways move to act as chief secretary to the Treasury.



  • 17 Jun 2017 10:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scots legal aid chiefs insist they kept a "tight control of costs" in the longest criminal trial in UK legal history, that is estimated to have cost the taxpayer £7.5 million.

    http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15345421.Video____Costs_under_control____in_longest_Scots_fraud_criminal_trial_with_public_purse_price_of___7_5m/?ref=arc

  • 03 Jun 2017 10:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Investment scammer is ordered to pay just £1 in compensation to his victims who lost over £5m



  • 03 Jun 2017 10:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Solicitors are still struggling to achieve judicial rank, according to latest figures published by the Judicial Appointments Commission, which says barristers are still more likely to be recommended for certain appointments.

    https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice/jac-figures-highlight-solicitors-struggle-to-make-the-bench/5061343.article

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