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CoA rules firm did not need to 'volunteer' advice beyond retainer

29 October 2018By

Judges say City firm had ’no legal duty to warn’ and so could not be held liable for any lost recoveries.

All Private Client

CMCs will change regulator from April 2019.

City watchdog tells claims farmers new regime offers 'trust dividend'

14 December 2018By

Financial Conduct Authority assumes responsibility for regulating CMCs next year.


Firm fined £5,000 for misjudgment over divorce advice conflict

14 December 2018By

Agreed outcome shows firm was advised it should stop acting for client.

All Regulation and compliance

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26 November 2018

This week’s news in brief.

Nick West

Mishcon’s cash injection for tech start-up helping in fraud fight

19 November 2018By

Mishcon de Reya has invested into Thirdfort, which is creating ways to secure transactions.

All Property

Paul McClorry and Amanda Stevens at Hudgell Solicitors' Manchester office

'Buy any files' firm bets on PI future with Manchester move

12 December 2018By Gazette reporter

'Ideal time for a fresh new legal face in the North West,' says Hudgell Solicitors.

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