2020-01-29T09:43:00+00:00By John Hyde
International firm says added India-based workforce will offer better support to clients.
2020-01-29T09:18:00+00:00By John Hyde
Disabled claimant said he was blocked from legal trainee scheme because of LPC requirement.
2020-01-29T01:00:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder2 comments
Legal thinktank Justice says there is little reason for optimism three years after it recommended diversity 'targets with teeth'.
By Monidipa Fouzder
2020-01-28T17:44:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
London dispute between Gulf state and airline owner Farhad Azima hears evidence of unlawful detention.
2020-01-28T12:40:00+00:00By John Hyde5 comments
Challenger says select committees should not be 'dry think tanks serving the interest of their chairman'.
2020-01-28T12:34:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder34 comments
Report to land on ministers' desks next month revealing how well estate agents are doing on transparency.
2020-01-28T11:38:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder2 comments
District judge says solicitors must ensure clients are given sufficient information in invoice.
2020-01-28T11:22:00+00:00By John Hyde
Deputy master finds funding agreement was in breach of indemnity principle and thus unenforceable.
2020-01-28T10:46:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo7 comments
A report by the leader of the Western Circuit reveals a ‘chaotic situation on the ground’ as delays increase.
2020-01-27T18:43:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Neil Gerrard, acting for a Middle Eastern investment fund, allegedly told a businessman that he would become ‘collateral damage’.
Irwin Mitchell’s Manchester office could have a difficult balancing act coming up.
2020-01-27T14:10:00+00:00By Michael Cross4 comments
Two male Scots will lead UK's highest court as commission ponders its role.
By Paul Rogerson
By Michael Cross
2020-01-27T11:50:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder8 comments
Chief crown prosecutors told to set up forums that must include defence solicitors.
2020-01-27T11:34:00+00:00By John Hyde
East London practitioner also found to have allowed firm to be used as banking facility for property investor.
27 January 2020By Gazette reporter14 comments
YouGov canvassed nearly 30,000 people in survey commissioned by Law Society and Legal Services Board.
By Gazette reporter
27 January 2020By Jemma Slingo8 comments
Amanda Pinto QC, the new chair of the Bar Council, believes solicitors have a big role to play in increasing opportunities for female barristers.
27 January 2020By Gazette reporter5 comments
Legal Services Board hails publication of the biggest ever legal needs survey in England and Wales.
27 January 2020By James Morton
The lawyers of New York receiver Marm Mandelbaum weren’t baffled by their client’s disappearance in 1884 - they orchestrated it.
27 January 20201 comments
Not every case is a win.
27 January 2020
The Great Legal Bake runs from 10-14 February - get your whisks at the ready!
27 January 2020By John Hyde2 comments
The Legal Services Board is seeking evidence on how regulators should maintain professional standards.
2020-01-24T17:07:00+00:00By John Hyde
Negotiations revealed as part of Rosenblatt's trading update to market.
2020-01-24T16:35:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo13 comments
Former head of fraud at Allen & Overy, who is profoundly deaf, says firms need to have ‘the simple grace to let [disabled] people do their job’.
2020-01-24T16:20:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Penelope Warne became the firm’s first female chair and senior partner in 2014.
2020-01-24T13:02:00+00:00By John Hyde17 comments
Government states it has no plans to adopt devolution recommendations of Thomas report.
2020-01-24T12:55:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder16 comments
Liberty, which is challenging South Wales Police, says Metropolitan Police's decision is a sinister step.
2020-01-24T12:51:00+00:00By Michael Cross4 comments
Administrators of Carbon Law’s parent say sufficient property is available to distribute to creditors.
Lawyers in France have come up with a novel way to demonstrate their anger over government reforms.
2020-01-24T10:35:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder2 comments
Her Honour Judge Walden-Smith says suspended sentence should not be considered an easy option.
2020-01-24T09:58:00+00:00By John Hyde
Practitioner claimed not to know of duty to report.
2020-01-24T09:50:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo4 comments
A study by Cardiff Business School found that ‘significant proportions’ of disabled solicitors had experienced bullying and discrimination at work.
2020-01-24T00:01:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
The Bar Council says the situation in Pakistan, where lawyers suffer death threats, physical attacks and harassment, is ‘extremely concerning’.
2020-01-23T16:41:00+00:00By John Hyde
Norfolk solicitors prevented from running any company after misleading investors.
2020-01-23T14:45:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo2 comments
Trainees will learn about project management and lawtech, as well as mental health and wellbeing.
2020-01-23T12:16:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo6 comments
The UK should consolidate financial services legislation to remove barriers to the market, says Linklaters and the International Regulatory Strategy Group.
2020-01-23T11:51:00+00:00By John Hyde1 comments
Ashurst instructions from client are bound by privilege, rules Court of Appeal.
2020-01-23T10:42:00+00:00By Michael Cross
Flourish Holdings, which in 2018 acquired 100% of Welsh government-backed Carbon Law Partners, appoints administrators.
2020-01-23T10:12:00+00:00By Gazette newsdesk2 comments
New gross value added figure in report commissioned by Law Society is more than double previous estimate.
2020-01-23T10:09:00+00:00By John Hyde2 comments
Mr Justice Holman makes unusual decision to set aside financial remedy order for a second time.
2020-01-23T08:18:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder46 comments
Damning judgment reveals absence of training for family judges considering serious sexual assault allegations.
2020-01-22T14:59:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo3 comments
The international firm said its German LLP would no longer be able to exist as an English company domiciled in Germany after Brexit.
2020-01-22T13:00:00+00:00By John Hyde19 comments
Lawyers can register from now to be eligible to use the RTA claims system from April.
2020-01-22T12:35:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder
Counsel for Vannin Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland shareholders thrash out timetable for trial in March.
2020-01-22T12:16:00+00:00By Michael Cross8 comments
Duties to company and creditors survive entry into voluntary liquidation, High Court rules.
Elouise Gregor survives close combat murderball and surf immersion in TV real life challenge.
2020-01-22T09:17:00+00:00By John Hyde28 comments
A 16-week consultation will ask what defines ongoing competence and what consumers expect of their lawyer.
2020-01-22T00:01:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo4 comments
677 lawyers contacted LawCare in 2019, with many citing stress, depression and bullying.
2020-01-21T13:23:00+00:00By John Hyde35 comments
SRA proposes measures to make fund more sustainable in face of ever-increasing demands from wronged clients.
2020-01-21T11:52:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Magic circle firm will take on 29 of its 31 qualifying trainees this spring, compared with 37 trainees last autumn.
2020-01-21T11:19:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo9 comments
Pro bono work is not a substitute for proper government funding, argues Simon Davis.
2020-01-21T10:17:00+00:00By John Hyde
Former Cardiff head of clinical negligence is removed from profession after finding of dishonesty.
2020-01-21T08:12:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder12 comments
Mr Justice Mostyn says 'amicable' system has greatly improved access to justice.
2020-01-20T17:05:00+00:00By John Hyde21 comments
Around 1,700 staff from defendant specialist are set to come under the wing of the Davies Group.
2020-01-20T16:50:00+00:00By Michael Cross
Activist detained at airport as report warns of threat to lawyers in Pakistan.
2020-01-20T10:45:00+00:00By John Hyde
Claimant lawyers say defendants are more attuned now to patient rehabilitation.
2020-01-20T10:13:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo10 comments
Information provider Lexis Nexis claims barristers’ approach to work ‘will have to change’ despite the bar's generally bullish outlook.
20 January 2020
A stroll down Gazette memory lane.
20 January 20201 comments
Art-loving readers: run, don’t walk, to Chancery Lane to catch the last day of the Law Society Art Group’s 60th annual exhibition.
Some courtrooms may be more cautious about tech than others, but they’re still willing to give it a go.
20 January 2020By Monidipa Fouzder15 comments
70,000 people have applied since the process was digitised in 2018.
20 January 2020By Monidipa Fouzder7 comments
Paper by Dr Joe Tomlinson shows legal aid providers have little faith in ‘off-putting’ system.
2020-01-17T16:36:00+00:00By Michael Cross7 comments
A total of 10 roles are at risk in Leeds and London, firm reveals.
2020-01-17T16:14:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Firm teams up with legal services company to create review centre which uses AI to scour documents.
2020-01-17T15:27:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder6 comments
Central facility informing police of forced marriage and female genital mutilation protection orders was abandoned.
2020-01-17T15:02:00+00:00By John Hyde2 comments
Lawyers finally given clarity on what constitutes a valid Part 36 offer to settle.
2020-01-17T14:56:00+00:00By Michael Cross
Walid Abu Al-Khair transferred to hospital after a month on hunger strike.
2020-01-17T11:47:00+00:00By Gazette reporter6 comments
'Significant number' of complaints from litigants in person - but 91% fall at first hurdle.
2020-01-17T11:09:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
The work of the firm’s only international outpost is ‘no longer consistent’ with the London practice.
2020-01-17T10:39:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder11 comments
Leigh Day, which successfully represented over 200 judges, is issuing claims on behalf of hundreds of teachers.
2020-01-17T09:50:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder2 comments
Some people may have paid too much for services between April 2014 and March 2018.
2020-01-17T09:14:00+00:00By John Hyde13 comments
Former facilities assistant had brought claim for unfair dismissal against national firm.
2020-01-16T17:00:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo12 comments
Queen’s Counsel Appointments charges lawyers £2,160 to apply for silk and an extra £3,000 + VAT if their application is successful.
By Jemma Slingo
2020-01-16T12:02:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo9 comments
Just 4% of QC appointments go to solicitors this year, as 110 barristers and four solicitors make the grade.
2020-01-16T11:34:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo3 comments
Overdue update increases the amount spouses and civil partners are entitled to if their partner dies without a will.
2020-01-16T11:21:00+00:00By John Hyde14 comments
Organisation responds to proposals of academic’s independent legal services review.
2020-01-16T10:01:00+00:00By John Hyde2 comments
LawCare works alongside academics to develop resource for measuring professional resilience.
2020-01-16T00:01:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo17 comments
Crown court filming will allow for greater transparency, lord chancellor says as bar expresses concern about 'spectator sport'.
By John Hyde
2020-01-15T17:24:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder8 comments
Association says landlords in London with good reason to reclaim possession face a 30-week wait.
2020-01-15T12:47:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder11 comments
Sentencing Council research will fuel fears of racial bias in the criminal justice system.
2020-01-15T12:04:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Nicholas Paul Tsioupras left trainee to ‘pick up the pieces’ after withdrawing over a quarter of a million pounds from the client account.
2020-01-15T11:24:00+00:00By John Hyde6 comments
Money to be spent on expansion plans and reducing debt, group tells stock exchange.
2020-01-15T10:51:00+00:00By John Hyde
Tribunal will look again at whether claims against Duncan Lewis Solicitors should be allowed to continue.
2020-01-15T10:46:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder7 comments
Land Registry hopes to have 15 local authorities signed up to digital register by April.
2020-01-15T10:43:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Disputes specialist Lalive appoints Thomas Brown as its first ever CEO, after opening a London office in 2018.
2020-01-14T12:39:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo65 comments
Legal secretary claimed age discrimination after colleagues sent her a birthday card.
2020-01-14T11:49:00+00:00By John Hyde
Firm’s share price has doubled since first being listed in 2015.
2020-01-14T11:26:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder5 comments
Rules have grown from 40 pages to over 1,100 pages since they were introduced nearly five decades ago.
2020-01-14T11:02:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo9 comments
Sir Terence Etherton says the public ‘should be able to see how we do our job’.
2020-01-14T09:24:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Johnbosco Onyeme was ‘in some respects a victim’ of his employee’s identity fraud, tribunal finds.
2020-01-14T09:18:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder24 comments
Growing workload made worse by electronic communication and 'twenty-four seven' culture.
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