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Overcharging solicitor struck off after more than 50 years in practice


Harold Anthony Newell, who was born in 1938, overcharged clients in probate cases, tribunal finds.



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Do we really need a print out of the General Data Protection Regulation?

Lunchtime Streets

Lawyers who lunch

Legal London will say goodbye to al-desko sandwiches, for three days, anyway.


Gauke’s dive back into Twitter hi-jinks

Former lord chancellor appears topless with tan and facial fuzz.

Morton landscape

Old Fox’s silver lining for Liberace

Shabby silk Gilbert ‘Old Fox’ Beyfus wasn’t to be underestimated.


Talk of the toon

Newcastle’s ships have sailed, but the city’s leading commercial firms are cautiously optimistic as SMEs, services and startups continue to change the face of the Tyneside economy. Paul Rogerson reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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Review: A Practical Guide to Solicitor and Client Costs

David Pickup, partner at Pickup & Scott Solicitors, reviews Robin Dunne’s guide.


A dirty war for supremacy

Counterinsurgency and Collusion in Northern Ireland |  Mark McGovern


Talking about my generation

The Saturday Girls | Elizabeth Woodcraft


Life on the edge: when evil becomes the new normal

Perpetrators of International Crimes: Theories, Methods and Evidence | Alette Smeulers, Maartje Weerdesteijn and Barbora Hola

Family court

Picking up the pieces post-LASPO

After the Act: Access to Family Justice after LASPO | Mavis Maclean, John Eekelaar

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