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Solicitor oversaw 'obscene' £5m costs overcharging against NHS

19 September 2018By 42 comments

Hull firm founder conducted a planned and deliberate campaign to inflate costs, tribunal hears.

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Roundtable: house parties

Residential property transactions are taking much longer and price transparency presents a new challenge to solicitors in a softening market.

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Features

  • SRA: interventions

  • SDT: Eoin William MacCarthy

  • SDT: Drakens Ejovi Mukoro and Gans & Co Solicitors LLP

  • SDT: Deborah Elizabeth Daniels

  • Reaching a tipping point?

  • Five tips for retiring

  • My legal life: George McLoughlin

  • Lawyer in the news: Michael Roberts

  • My legal life: Jason Parker

  • Soap dispenses ethical dilemma

  • The rise of Rose

  • Algorithm method

  • Early pre-nup in Blitz and pieces

Solicitors, barristers and clerks arriving at Rolls Building

Landmark privilege win: appeal court rules against SFO in ENRC case

5 September 2018By

Advice whose purpose is to avoid or settle legal proceedings is as much protected by litigation privilege as advice given for the purpose of defence.

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19 September

19 September 2018

This week’s law reports include the landmark European court judgment in the long-running Snowden case that mass surveillance by GCHQ violated European law; and a High Court ruling that the Electoral Commission misinterpreted EU referendum spending laws.

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