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A disciplinary tribunal has cleared a Manchester claimant solicitor of allegations that he deliberately misled a court about when he had sent documents to the defendant solicitors in a case.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has set out ways in which solicitors can fail to act with integrity – the source of much debate over the extent to which it differs from dishonesty.
The breakdown of how the £700,000 of government money awarded to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to run the Legal Access Challenge has finally been published, with nearly half of it going to partner Nesta Challenges.
A solicitor who acted recklessly and with “manifest incompetence” by becoming involved in a Ponzi scheme has avoided being struck off in part because of the delay in the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) prosecuting him.
The Law Society is warning that turnover from legal services would slump by £3.5bn in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The High Court has struck out a claim for professional negligence, breach of contract and fiduciary duty made against a central London law firm which was based on “incomprehensible pleadings”.
We are now six months into a two-year pilot of a new litigation disclosure regime in the Business and Property Courts in England and Wales, and those responsible for it are seeking feedback on its operation.
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) is to cut the length of time that sanctions imposed on misbehaving barristers appear on its website, on the Bar Register and when it responds to requests for information.
A solicitor who only qualified because he lied about having passed certain tests – and even forged certificates to convince the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) – has been struck off.
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has called on the Law Society of Ireland to discipline solicitors who are knowingly bringing false insurance claims to court.
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