Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Solicitor jailed for falsifying legal documents

Diljit Bachada, 45, was found guilty of fraud and perverting the course of justice.

2. Mind your language, SRA warns solicitors

Regulator posts 2,300-word notice on electronic communications after ‘increase in reports of solicitors falling below the standards expected of them’.

3. Slater and Gordon splits off UK operation

Company chair ‘deeply sorry’ for losses suffered by shareholders.

4. Claim over ‘Find a Solicitor’ fraudster to go to trial

Court of Appeal rejects Law Society’s attempt to overturn judge’s refusal to strike out liability claim resulting from a conveyancing fraud.

5. Buyer snaps up section of collapsed former QS firm

Administrators move in to handle affairs of north west practice Gregson Solicitors.