Jail for ex-CILEX member

Self-styled legal practitioner Prince Adewale Adeola, a former associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, was jailed for five months last week after being convicted of providing illegal immigration advice.

Skelton on the board

Taylor Wessing has announced the appointment of a woman, Siân Skelton (pictured), to its executive board. The appointment follows the firm’s admission two months ago that it was failing to meet diversity targets.

Sixth term for Martyr

Peter Martyr, admitted in 1979, has been reappointed for a sixth term as global chief executive of international firm Norton Rose Fulbright.

CPS collars video clues

Evidence from police body-worn videos could be used to secure more prosecutions for domestic abuse, the Crown Prosecution Service said in its latest report on violence against women and girls.

Thirlwall presiding

The lord chief justice has appointed Lady Justice Thirlwall as deputy senior presiding judge of England and Wales, with immediate effect. Thirlwall, called to the bar in 1982, will  become the senior presiding judge on 1 January 2020.

Top tips to be cyber-safe

The National Cyber Security Centre has published a guide for small businesses, including five simple steps organisations can follow to improve their cybersecurity and better protect themselves from loss online.