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  • 19 Feb 2018 4:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    State-school education solicitors are far more likely to operate in criminal law than corporate, new figures published by the Solicitors Regulation Authority have shown.


    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/state-school-educated-lawyers-likely-go-criminal-law-corporate



  • 19 Feb 2018 4:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An estate agent and her solicitor husband together defrauded clients for their own financial gain.


    http://www.propertyindustryeye.com/estate-agent-and-solicitor-couple-in-spectacular-fraud/


  • 12 Feb 2018 11:07 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Find out who has been nominated in this year's annual awards which celebrated individuals and law firms both big and small


    https://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/legal/birmingham-law-society-unveils-2018-14240049

  • 05 Feb 2018 10:16 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A sole practitioner who admitted dishonesty misappropriating £100,000 of client money could end up costing the compensation fund over £600,000


  • 05 Feb 2018 10:15 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Partners in a former Stratford-upon-Avon law firm have been fined by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) after the finance co-ordinator in the accounts department took nearly £1.7m from client account “to keep the firm running”



  • 05 Feb 2018 10:11 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Whilst malicious prosecution claims could be brought in respect of criminal proceedings, civil proceedings were treated differently.


    https://www.mishcon.com/news/articles/fraud-insights-malicious-prosecution-of-civil-claims


  • 28 Jan 2018 9:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) has published its ruling in a case that saw former Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman struck off after he was found guilty of election fraud.

    https://www.legalcheek.com/2018/01/scathing-judgment-that-saw-ex-tower-hamlets-mayor-struck-off-for-election-corruption-published/

  • 28 Jan 2018 9:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who took £1m from his client account to keep his firm afloat has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/solicitor-plundered-1m-clients-keep-firm-afloat-cost-borne-profession

  • 28 Jan 2018 9:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Joint National Disclosure Improvement Plan builds on detailed work to agree an effective approach to meet this challenge and represents the shared commitment of the CPS and the NPCC to make sustainable change to the way we exercise our duties of disclosure.

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/publication/national-disclosure-improvement-plan

  • 28 Jan 2018 9:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Although claimants have to work hard to prove fraud, it is clear that the courts recognise that it is often difficult to demonstrate that wrongdoers have received funds from complex fraudulent schemes

    http://www.internationallawoffice.com/Newsletters/Litigation/United-Kingdom/RPC/Guidance-on-proving-significant-and-complex-fraud

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