Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…


1. Solicitor struck off after abandoning his firm

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal rules Mohammed Zahir Uddin’s conduct ‘utterly disgraceful’.

2. Judge and ex-lover guilty of law firm fraud

Simon Kenny and Emma Coates used client money at CK Solicitors to fund luxurious lifestyle.

3. Law firm rescue saves 44 jobs – but creditors could lose £3m

Carter Law placed into liquidation and remains of the firm bought by former director.

4. ‘Para-law’ firm boasts of bypassing solicitors

Legal Case Management says it can hive off the bulk of case work to ‘skilled, unregulated paralegals’.

5. Economists say PI reforms will put 35,000 jobs at risk

Research commissioned by claimant campaign group says lawyers, insurers and medical companies will all be under threat.