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Asons liquidators take legal advice over SRA's £100k intervention deal

19 June 2018By

Insolvency handlers want greater access to funds that will plug creditors’ £25m black hole.


Freelance solicitors given go-ahead - without minimum indemnity cover

14 June 2018By

Law Society calls on super-regulator to step in and halt 'damaging' SRA plans which will 'undermine trust' in solicitors.

Crispin Passmore

SRA expands price publication plans to new practice areas

14 June 2018By

Firms will have to post prices for employment tribunal, immigration, motoring and probate work as well as small business services.

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PC fee frozen - but compensation fund levies soar

12 June 2018By , Gazette newsdesk

Dubious investment schemes are placing huge strain on cash reserved to recompense people who have suffered hardship as a result of a solicitor's dishonesty or failure to account for client money.

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John Hyde byline

Choice? All we're doing is confusing consumers

15 June 2018By

Potential clients now have so many options they can’t possibly know which way to turn.

Jonathan Goldsmith

The LSB’s exercise in futility

6 June 2018By

Super regulator’s public censure makes absolutely no contribution to the problems lawyers face.

John Hyde byline

We can forgive a nurse serious mistakes. How about solicitors?

29 March 2018By

One regulator is prepared to look at ability to practise, rather than mistakes. It’s food for thought for the conflicted SRA.

John Hyde byline

Why there’s nothing wrong in gold-plating trust in solicitors

23 March 2018By

Consumers should not be driven away by expensive rules, but don’t underestimate the lure of reassurance.

All Opinion


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