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Anonymous author explains why legal aid is so vital and how cuts threaten its future
Personal injury law firms are among those most at risk of fines under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), while data subject access requests are increasingly being used as a litigation tactic, it has emerged.
An experienced solicitor-advocate has been struck off for misleading a judge that she was a barrister and then misleading the solicitors on the other side who questioned her behaviour.
Co Down solicitor Elaine Mary Early has been spared jail after admitting a series of fraud and money-laundering offences linked to client accounts, the Belfast Telegraph reports.
The Law Society is undergoing its latest internal reorganisation, with the aim of creating “the Future Law Society” by 2022, it has emerged.
Launching a report highlighting the international nature of London’s commercial courts and its attraction for foreign law firms, TheCityUK said revenue at the top 100 firms grew by 10% last year to reach £24.2bn.
The High Court has slapped an extended civil restraint order (ECRO) on a man who claimed the application was an attempt “to legitimise” a law firm’s attempt to defraud him.
Law firms are adopting new technology in wide variety of ways, contradicting the received wisdom that they have been slow to embrace change, according to a new report.
A former Hove solicitor has been sentenced for stealing almost £110,000 from three elderly clients – the first fraud coming just months after a legal secretary he had employed was jailed for similar offences.
A solicitor jailed for falsifying documents to bring a civil claim against a former employee, in actions the sentencing judge said attacked “the very heart of the justice system”, has been struck off.
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