Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. ‘Good solicitor working incredibly hard’ fined £5k for disbursement errors

Disciplinary tribunal says Rosalind Diana Kathleen Dunning failed to devote attention to management of practice.

2. Tower fire: solicitor urges residents to demand inquest not inquiry

Sophie Khan, who acted for previous tower block fire victims, calls for jury narrative verdicts rather than ‘government-led’ process.

3. Revealed: Jackson’s fixed fees pilot to cap costs at £80k

Details emerge of how pilot scheme for fixed costs scheme will work in practice.

4. SDT strikes off Clyde & Co associate who concealed case mistakes

Tribunal finds Rajpal Ahluwalia sent misleading updates to client and insurance broker.

5. Queen’s speech confirms whiplash reform and court modernisation

Civil Liability Bill to address what government calls the ‘compensation culture’.

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