Firm’s opening of new office follows exit of Norton Rose Fulbright.
Edgar Thomas was jailed for six years at Swansea Crown Court.
Ministry of Justice says it is pressing suppliers for 'urgent solutions' as practitioners highlight their struggles.
Young Legal Aid Lawyers says its research consistently reveals low pay is main barrier for prospective trainees.
Leading judge says a new system aimed at creating a work-life balance can improve diversity in the judiciary.
Steven Baggott agrees fine and rebuke with SRA after conviction for driving with excess alcohol.
Head of claims management regulation at the Ministry of Justice has died following a short illness.
Firm’s latest gender pay report also shows pay according to ethnic group.
Ministry of Justice dragging feet two years after consultation - as Lords report on Bribery Act looms.
Two lay members appointed to the board of the Office for Legal Complaints.
Landmark measure will also introduce the first statutory definition of domestic abuse to include economic abuse.
Employment case could have implications for contracts in partnership model.
Listed firm which encourages remote working now has around 290 lawyers in the network.
Rules have become highly prescriptive, too long, complicated and difficult to follow, proposals state.
Legal profession fares well in annual LGBT survey, with 16 entries in the top 100.
Edmund Honohan was forced to create his own ventilation system in a Dublin courtroom.
Perhaps the haunting of an executed highwayman is behind the ‘unique challenges’ the Central Criminal Court faces when it comes to WiFi.
The government is reviewing criminal legal aid fees but does it fully grasp the predicament of embattled practitioners? And how does it stop juniors fleeing an impoverished sector for City riches?
High Court has restricted an appellant’s costs in a case heading to the Supreme Court.
New offering will allow clerks and managers to benefit from representative body’s training and events.
Unregistered barrister Neil Frew worked at Bradford firm Chambers Solicitors.
IT fix will involve temporarily deleting practitioners' inboxes, which will take up to two weeks to restore.
System has its place - but only for administering simple estates, solicitors warn.
Judge says parties should devote their energy and resources to getting on with the action.
New associate law firm to open in Hong Kong, followed by one in Shanghai.
Digital specialist suggests ageing infrastructure is a major problem for the department.
As HMCTS’ computer chaos continues, lawyers take to Twitter to inject a bit of humour into the ongoing fiasco.
Justice minister Lucy Frazer QC says the LASPO review will be published 'shortly'.
Accountability for alleged genocide relies on a more co-ordinated approach.
Survey of specialists finds many clients go over budget - but there are reasons for optimism.
Joint statement marks end to disciplinary proceedings over Iraq claims - but not to the controversy.
Default option is that the UK leaves the EU on 29 March, with or without a deal, legal specialists warn.
Chancery Lane repeats warning in wake of House of Commons Brexit vote.
Judge says it was ‘deeply alarming’ to discover that appellant planned to spend £1.24m on a day and a half in court.
New office in New York will focus on eDiscovery, international firm says.
Norway or Canada-type agreement could now be possible, barristers’ profession says.
Civil liberties group has been granted permission to challenge the lack of legal aid to challenge public space protection orders.
Court of Appeal says county court judge failed to take the ‘measured approach’ that was required.
Chief executive says staff are now coached to be firmer with clients about when they are expected to pay bills.
Solicitors Regulation Authority says solicitors should not hold deposits on behalf of sellers 'before a sale has been agreed'.
Brand owners can request clarification in dictionaries.
Director of London firm did nothing to stop abuse of process, despite his responsibility as compliance officer, appeal rules.
Home Office and Treasury say taskforce will scrutinise performance in dealing with economic crime. But lawyers remain sceptical.
GovWifi account will enable visitors to access network in 31 buildings.
Solicitors for the Elderly says government has given ‘limited consideration’ to how proposals will work.
Legal Services Board completes its health check of regulators, identifying limited areas of improvement.
Cautious welcome for justice minister Rory Stewart's proposal.
Sitting in the High Court, Mr Justice Foskett exercised the court’s discretion to award non-party costs in ‘exceptional circumstances’.
International firm agrees association with Riyadh-based Saudi practice.
Tim Bennett said he was the subject of a vexatious litigant and apologised for his conduct.
Judge says parties had signed consent order that would result in costs assessed on standard basis.
Managing partner Michael Castle joins Big Four firm from Allen & Overy.
When an Australian gang war led to the death of her father, Lawyer X took matters into her own hands.
A discovery at the University of Glasgow has finally put a face to the name of the UK’s first woman solicitor.
Chancery Lane has responded to the Law Commisson’s consultation on proposals to reform process for leaseholders to buy or extend their lease.
Sir Nicholas Green told the Gazette it was a ‘chance to do a lot of rebalancing’.
Iqbal had run a claims management company during his ban which had been fined for making unsolicited calls.
Firm says it is committed to minimising the number of people affected by job losses.
Ministry of Justice says evidence must go 'far beyond' billing data.
Consumers will be provided with four quotes for each enquiry - and lawyers pay fee once lead has been generated.
Consultation into new Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme closed yesterday.
Share price tumbles at National Accident Helpline, but company says it has plans to improve trading in 2019.
Committee worried about implications of closing courts and relying on online systems.
Claimant lawyers had sought to argue the court could open the floodgates to similar submissions in future.
Association of Law Firm Merger Advisers will respond to ’changes and challenges’ facing profession.
Solicitors’ share declines in latest QC appointments announcement.
Supreme Court president says government policies 'impact more harshly on women, children and disabled people'.
CILEx wants more influence and rights for its 20,000 members.
Combined business will supply lawyers and other experts for in-house teams and law firms on global basis.
Scheme will operate in selected business and property courts for cases valued up to £250,000.
Criminal defence practitioners told not to speak to too many prisoners on visits to police cells.
Gowling WLG extends partnership in India, but legal market opening no closer.
In Brexit year, white cliffs are a recurrent theme at the Law Society Art Group’s annual show.
Regulator announces closure of Essex and Hounslow firms, citing reason to suspect dishonesty by employee.
Extraordinary exchanges in defence committee hearing as MPs demand apology from Leigh Day's senior partner.
Big improvements in pay at regional firms, while Londoners see minor improvements.
Family specialist says change in the law will end discrimination.
Government to delay renewal of five firms operating under the Qualifying Foreign Law Practice scheme.
Ross McKay provided conveyancing services to criminal gang who knew he would not question the details.
Former Law Society Council member has died aged 69.
Magic circle firm adds ‘exceptional’ charge of £21m to year-end results.
Half-year profits up 18.6% on turnover boosted by acquisitions.
Legal complaints chair takes the reins at leasehold advisory body.
International firm admits system may appear counter-intuitive, but it can free up lawyers to concentrate on more important matters.
Practice note follows furore over attempts to gag whistleblowing former employees.