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  • 25 Mar 2018 8:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who took £1m from the legal aid fund by fabricating cases and making hundreds of improper claims, and then abandoned his practice, has been struck off.


  • 18 Mar 2018 7:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Law firms must not use non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to prevent the reporting of professional misconduct – including sexual harassment or misconduct towards other employees or clients – the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) warned


  • 18 Mar 2018 7:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Six former leaders of defunct firm Cobbetts have been fined by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) for their actions as the firm was going under.


  • 18 Mar 2018 7:36 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A senior barrister has been suspended for failing to pay over a period of nearly five years what was due to a senior clerk at his previous chambers, of which he was head, when it was dissolved.


  • 11 Mar 2018 10:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor jailed for his role in a Ponzi scheme – in which he used his professional credentials to persuade people to invest– has been struck off.


  • 04 Mar 2018 9:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Birmingham Law Society laid out the welcome mat for the city’s next generation of legal talent


  • 04 Mar 2018 9:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A well-known London law firm that let one of its partners use its client account as a banking facility, with millions of pounds going in and out, has been fined £35,000 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).


  • 25 Feb 2018 10:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The BSB has backtracked on many of the elements of its plan to force barristers to publish prices and service information – most notably by suggesting that instead of putting hourly rates on their websites, chambers should simply have to tell potential clients to contact them for a quote.


  • 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.


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

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



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