Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…


1. ‘Exemplary’ solicitor allowed to practise despite conviction

Tribunal shows mercy on Katherine Simpson after ‘utterly humiliating, degrading and embarrassing’ harassment case.

2. ‘Devastated and destroyed’: McKenzie friend victims speak out on TV

Former clients appear on Victoria Derbyshire show this morning as Law Society calls for curbs.

3. Solicitor of ‘remarkable integrity’ banned despite 14 ‘impressive’ testimonials

Mark Saunders admitted to providing incorrect explanations to the Legal Aid Agency.

4. Top judges signal mass exodus amid plunging morale

The proportion of judges who would quit if they could has doubled in two years, according to an official survey of judicial attitudes.

5. Asons pays £113,000 over ‘falsely and systematically’ exaggerated claims

Bolton-based personal injury firm settles dispute with insurer over costs in 65 claims.