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A solicitor who was convicted of fraudulently submitting false invoices for police station work to fund his cocaine habit has been struck off.
Two law firms have been facing multiple claims worth nearly £6m from disgruntled investors who lost money on hotels and student accommodation that were never built.
A lawyer who lost her firm, career and home after she stole client money to fund a penniless conman who falsely claimed to be a multi-millionaire has been jailed for 30 months.
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Fraud is hitting the solicitors’ profession ever harder, with tens of millions of pounds of client money lost to cybercrime and dubious investment schemes, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has warned.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) inched closer to adopting a civil standard of proof yesterday when it published a consultation on whether to ditch the current criminal standard.
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ, yesterday published its first report on the growing cyber threat to the legal profession.
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.
A solicitor who transferred over £64,500 from client account to his personal account has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).
The Centre for Ethics & Laws at University College London is to hold an independent review into the regulatory framework for legal services.
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