Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

 

1. Lawyer fined after sensitive details posted from home computer

Hundreds of documents related to family court proceedings were unwittingly uploaded online.

2. Government heeds concerns over stamp duty reform

Law firms account for nearly all respondents to HM Revenue & Customs consultation.

3. Jailed solicitor denied ‘second chance’ following cocaine conviction

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal ordered Omar Mohammed Khan to be struck off the roll.

4. £2 damages winner faces costs bill for nine-day hearing

Mr Justice Leggatt says offer to settle was a ‘game changer’ which cast subsequent pursuit of the claim in a different light.

5. Two firms under investigation over potential MedCo rule breaches

Organisation urging medics with suspicions to report them to Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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