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Lawyers warn of 'incapacity crisis' over LPAs

2 July 2018By

Solicitors for the Elderly says far too few people are making plans for dementia.

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Exclusive: Top-200 law firm insurer quits market – with ‘frightening’ consequences

17 August 2018By

Libra Managers will cease to write new business from 1 October, citing ‘unsustainable’ market conditions.

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Family solicitor struck off following fraud conviction

16 August 2018By

Solicitors Regulation Authority says Dianna Lee, also known as Dianna Gerald, failed to uphold the rule of law.

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Asons Solicitors, Bolton

A ‘broken man’: SDT says conduct of ex Asons boss justified lengthy suspension

18 July 2018By

Kamran Akram was principal at the Bolton-based firm, shut down by the Solicitors Regulation Authority last year.

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Call for 'urgent legal reform' as clin neg damages soar 50%

13 July 2018By Gazette reporter

Clinical negligence litigation has fallen to its lowest level ever - but damages payments rocketed by £549m last year.

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