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  • 26 Apr 2021 9:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A former Clyde & Co accountant has been banned from working in the legal profession after she stole £400,000 from the firm over the course of six years.

    Ex-City law firm accountant jailed for stealing £400,000 from Clyde & Co - CityAM : CityAM

  • 26 Apr 2021 9:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A woman has been jailed for fraud and providing unqualified immigration advice and services, with her husband sentenced to community service.

    Woman jailed for providing unqualified immigration advice - Legal Futures

  • 26 Apr 2021 9:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Two solicitors who issued £1m in loan notes to prop up their firm have been struck off for misusing the money and leaving their investors nursing huge losses.

    Solicitors who misused £1m raised from loan notes struck off - Legal Futures

  • 19 Apr 2021 9:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The awards took place last night and were held online for the first time ever

    The winners of the Birmingham Law Society 2021 awards - Business Live (business-live.co.uk)

  • 19 Apr 2021 9:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A solicitor jailed for more than three years for forging Land Registry documents in a family dispute with the owners of a Newcastle takeaway has been struck off.

    Solicitor struck off for “sophisticated” Land Registry fraud - Legal Futures

  • 19 Apr 2021 9:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A management accountant jailed for stealing £400,000 from leading City law firm Clyde & Co over six years has now been banned from working in the legal profession.

    Ban for accountant jailed over £400k theft from major City law firm - Legal Futures

  • 06 Apr 2021 8:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Master of the Rolls wants to “take the ‘alternative” out of ADR” and ensure it is integrated into every stage of the dispute resolution process, he said last week.

    https://www.litigationfutures.com/news/time-to-take-the-alternative-out-of-adr-says-master-of-the-rolls

  • 06 Apr 2021 8:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) made 26 reports of suspected money laundering by solicitors to the National Crime Agency (NCA) last year, involving more than £200m in possible criminal proceeds.

    SRA flags over £200m of potential money laundering by solicitors - Legal Futures

  • 06 Apr 2021 8:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    There must be a “third way” of ensuring that qualified lawyers are competent without relying on disciplinary proceedings, the director of regulation and policy at the Legal Services Board (LSB) has said.

    Fitness to practise regime “can deal with incompetent lawyers” - Legal Futures

  • 29 Mar 2021 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The effects of furlough or lack of work in the past year has had a “devastating” impact on solicitors, with a record number turning to The Solicitors’ Charity for help, the organisation said today.

    Solicitors' charity bids to counter "devastating" impact of Covid - Legal Futures

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