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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.
An experienced solicitor has been struck off after being convicted of fraudulently claiming housing benefit when she had savings that made her ineligible.
The Legal Services Board (LSB) has been told by its own consumer panel that it has to share the responsibility for ensuring that consumers do not suffer at the hands of solicitors working for unregulated firms.
A leading medical negligence solicitor has admitted stealing £711,000 from vulnerable clients after representing them in multi-million pound litigation claims against the NHS.
Here are five ways that the courts are addressing the imbalance that exists between victims and criminals who seek to hide behind a veil of anonymity in this digital age.
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