Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…


1. Courts bill: MoJ confirms sweeping PI reforms for October 2018

Legislation to include whiplash tariffs and a ban on pre-medical offers.

2. High Court awards £2 damages to claimants who wanted £15m

Judge says compensation not required where there has been no financial loss.

3. Slater and Gordon writes down value of UK business by £216m

Half-year results once again paint a grim picture for listed Australian firm – as the deadline looms for a new agreement with lenders.

4. ‘Cash for crash’ trio convicted after judge decides case without jury

Mr Justice Goss discharged the jury in manslaughter trial after attempted approaches to some members outside court.

5. Solicitor jailed for £60k tax fraud

North London criminal practitioner Azhar Islam Khan sentenced to 18 months.