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  • 23 Jul 2018 4:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Crown Prosecution Service and the National Police Chiefs Council have issued a joint response into the Justice Select Committee Report over Disclosure of evidence in criminal cases.


  • 15 Jul 2018 11:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who transferred over £64,500 from client account to his personal account has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).


  • 15 Jul 2018 11:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Centre for Ethics & Laws at University College London is to hold an independent review into the regulatory framework for legal services.


  • 09 Jul 2018 9:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Eight lawyers and a legal clerk face court after an investigation over allegedly fraudulent legal aid claims worth over £12.6m.


  • 02 Jul 2018 1:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who used £500,000 of money in his firm’s client account to feed his gambling addiction – although he paid most of it back in winnings – has been struck off.


  • 02 Jul 2018 1:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who lied in her application for a training contract at Weightmans and then for a new job at DLA Piper after qualifying has been struck off. 


  • 24 Jun 2018 11:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Legal Services Board (LSB) finally has a permanent chair after Dr Helen Phillips was given an unprecedented five-year term.


  • 24 Jun 2018 11:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Law firm managers and in-house counsel will increasingly rely on artificial intelligence (AI) for decisions on the best strategic course to take in the future, according to a Law Society study.


  • 18 Jun 2018 9:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Law Society has launched a fierce attack on the second attempt by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to reduce the indemnity insurance and compensation fund requirements for solicitors.


  • 18 Jun 2018 9:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Insolvencies in the legal sector are set to double this year if trends seen in the first quarter of 2018 continue, indicating a possible downturn in the fortunes of law firms



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