Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…


1. SRA moves in to shut down Asons as firm loses £2.1m

Town hall chiefs reveal former chief executive Kamran Akram personally repaid £300,000 to Bolton Council.

2. Clyde & Co faces £50,000 fine after SDT ruling

Tribunal finds international firm and three partners in breach of money laundering regulations.

3. Solicitor fined after telling colleague he had ‘lost his marbles’

Anup Shah had an unblemished record for more than 30 years but was found to have discriminated against his former friend.

4. Slater and Gordon boss won’t quit - but rival ABS loses two leaders

Two alternative business structures linked to the stock market respond to speculation about top-level changes.

5. Super-firm to pay 25 trainees £10,000 to defer contracts

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang will pay trainees who are deferring training contracts by six months.