Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Thanks a bundle! 2,000 pages of ‘largely irrelevant’ trial papers infuriate judge

Litigants told they can expect cost penalties if lengthy bundles hold up the justice process. 

2. Firms braced for negligence flood over ground rent advice

Conveyancing sector also waiting on outcome of crucial fraudster liability appeal. 

3. Goodbye to the PA: Pinsent Masons opens redundancy consultation

International firm says around 100 personal assistant jobs at risk.

4. Female solicitor appointed to High Court bench

Clare Moulder will be assigned to the Queen’s Bench Division.

5. Audit finds ‘no rationale’ for emergency £300k Asons grant

Long-awaited audit report says grant to Bolton PI firm was ‘legal and appropriate’ - but criticises council.