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Sarah Chambers

'What about quality?' Consumer watchdog bemoans focus on prices

16 October 2018By

Legal Services Consumer Panel says clients may be misled into equating high prices with better quality.

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Ban for solicitor who covered up his mistakes

15 October 2018By

Martin Burnett forged signatures and created documents to avoid difficult conversations with clients and employers.

All Regulation and compliance

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News focus: Land Registry's charter for reform

15 October 2018By ,

Registry says it is putting customers first as it unveils initiatives to explore how ‘innovative use of technology could revolutionise the land registration and property buy-sell process’


Negligent firm to pay claimant £78k - despite her 'tainted with illegality' purchase

14 September 2018By

Court of Appeal judge finds ‘no public interest’ in allowing firm to avoid its professional obligations.

All Property

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​IBA Rome: Artificial intelligence must mean strict liability – and higher insurance premiums

12 October 2018By Paul Rogerson in Rome

’The law needs to try not to multiply problems of dealing with AI and should not invest AI with legal personality,’ says Nicholas Tse

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LASPO ban is 'driving referral fees underground'

1 October 2018By

NHS Resolution says the idea that claimants want to be represented by a firm 300 miles away 'strains credibility'.

All Personal injury