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Peter watson

CEO who raised alarm at firm's finances loses unfair dismissal claim

25 April 2019By

Peter Watson was dismissed in 2017 after making allegations - but tribunal finds this was not the reason for his removal.


Solicitor fined by tribunal after second drink-drive conviction

24 April 2019By

Tribunal opts to double the fine originally agreed between SRA and solicitor.

All Regulation and compliance

Mr Justice Warby

Solicitor loses libel claim against Facebook critic

17 April 2019By ,

In the latest 'serious harm' ruling, court rules that no material harm was done when only disgruntled ex-clients associate post with complainant.

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Solicitor fined £45k for putting son's interests over other clients

5 April 2019By

Leaseholder clients did not see report that would have made them aware of cost of purchasing freehold.

All Property

Longer NHS waiting times threaten spike in clin neg claims, warns spending watchdog

22 March 2019By Gazette reporter

Lengthening NHS waiting times could lead to a rise in clinical negligence claims, the public spending watchdog warns today. But the NHS’s understanding of the looming problem is ‘limited’, according to the National Audit Office.

David Gauke

MoJ starts countdown clock on discount rate change

19 March 2019By

Lord chancellor will today announce the immediate start of a review into the adjustment applied to personal injury damages.

All Personal injury


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