Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Solicitor disclosed client’s new address to violent ex-husband

Fines for solicitor and his firm over disclosure mistake concerning married clients.

2. Judge criticises ‘deeply disturbing’ practices at defunct Asons

Controversial Bolton firm acted in case in which key documents were found to be forged.

3. Top 20 firm takes on 33-strong Slater and Gordon team

BLM announces that 11 partners are among those joining commercial advisory practice today.

4. Litigant-in-person figures expose family courts crisis

Neither applicant nor respondent represented in 36% of disposals, Ministry of Justice figures show.

5. Partners punished for failing to stop tax fraud colleague

Paralegal was under-declaring stamp duty on property transactions and keeping the money himself.