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Deprivation of liberty: vulnerable adult

2019-09-19T08:32:00+01:00

Court held it had not been appropriate for judge to make injunctive-type orders against vulnerable adult.

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Food and drugs: food unfit for human consumption

2019-08-30T09:40:00+01:00

Court refers questions to CJEU in dispute concerning available means of challenging a decision that a slaughtered carcass was unfit for human consumption.

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Pensions: annuity transfer

2019-08-27T10:15:00+01:00

Court held it was not appropriate to exercise discretion on application to sanction a scheme for transfer of annuity policies to a new company.

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Abdul Hussain

PI purchaser branches out from 'volatile and vulnerable' market

2019-08-20T11:25:00+01:00By

Manchester firm AWH Legal buys 110-year-old East Lancashire practice out of administration.

High Court

Firm right to withhold privileged information, High Court rules

2019-05-23T10:17:00+01:00By

Judge backs Taylor Wessing in five-year dispute over Bahamian trust.

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Mr Justice Flaux

Solicitor struck off in High Court after SRA wins leniency appeal

2019-10-18T10:22:00+01:00By

Kwame Siaw had been fined £10,000 by the tribunal and not found to be dishonest.

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Solicitor suspended after firm waited years to pay disbursements

2019-10-16T14:34:00+01:00By

Jayne Greer did not know about non-payments but found responsible for allowing situation to arise.

All Regulation and compliance

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Embarrassing? Maybe - but Slater and Gordon has to move on

2019-10-21T09:57:00+01:00By

Pursuing a case against Watchstone was a costly and risky attempt to right any wrongs of the past.

Simon Davis IBA

Lawtech regulation must not stifle innovation

2019-10-21T09:22:00+01:00By Simon Davis

Striking the balance between protecting legal service consumers and encouraging modernisation will mean a bright future for the profession.

Police records

Damage limitation for past misdeeds

21 October 2019By Anthony Edwards

Criminal Records, Privacy and the Criminal Justice System | Edward Jones, Jessica Jones

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Automatic email sign-off counts as signature, rules High Court

2019-09-25T14:54:00+01:00By

Contract was binding because solicitor signed off with same details generated on every email.

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Tax solicitor jailed for contempt after promises over missing millions

2019-08-17T08:56:00+01:00By

Stephen David Jones, admitted in 1986, is sentenced in the High Court at conclusion of three-day trial.

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Stocks and shares

Whiplash lawyer demise ‘good news’ says listed credit hire firm

2019-09-10T11:06:00+01:00By

Integrated claims services provider Anexo announces 60% jump in half-year profits.

Abdul Hussain

PI purchaser branches out from 'volatile and vulnerable' market

2019-08-20T11:25:00+01:00By

Manchester firm AWH Legal buys 110-year-old East Lancashire practice out of administration.

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