Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…


1. Struck-off solicitor refused SRA’s air ticket offer to ‘show trial’

Ashok Sancheti - struck off in 2014 - refused to attend Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal from India because flight was in standard class.

2. Law firm sees off negligence claim over settlement payout

Leathes Prior found to have provided ‘very good service in difficult circumstances’ to aggrieved businessman.

3. Simpson Millar owner reviews business amid job loss speculation

Fairpoint Group consulting with staff on ‘certain structural changes’.

4. Mishcon’s £1m ID fraud bill sounds alarm bells

City firm’s client was duped into buying a London property from a tenant posing as the owner.

5. Shiner paid £500 per referral as he ‘lost his bearings’

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal continues to hear evidence in relation to Iraq war crimes claims.