Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. ‘Evasive’ firm reported to police over uninstructed PI claim

Defendant says judgment is a lesson to firms turning a blind eye to fraudulent practices. 

2. Solicitor forced to defend himself after key witness U-turns

Case shows importance of keeping clear notes during course of litigation.

3. Estranged daughter handed victory in wills dispute

Judgment shows estrangement not ‘fatal’ in challenging wills.

4. Ex-solicitor with ‘addiction’ to litigation is banned from courts

Former law firm principal has her restraint order renewed after two-year campaign alleging a conspiracy at all levels.

5. Supreme Court humiliates government over tribunal fees

Ministry of Justice to abolish charges - and refund claimants who have paid since 2013 following surprise unanimous decision.