Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Casino cheating ruling redefines dishonesty test

Supreme Court says that ‘edge sorting’ technique which won professional gambler £7.7m win amounted to cheating.

2. Warning as number of solicitors tops 140,000

Growth in numbers may be unsustainable for large firms.

3. Trusted solicitor defrauded elderly clients of £370k

Tribunal strikes off veteran solicitor 18 months after his criminal conviction.

4. Lewis: Firm told me a ‘series of lies’ to avoid paying

High Court hearing to determine who is owed money following high-profile phone hacking litigation.

5. Solicitor ‘thoroughly embarrassed’ by PI claims dishonesty

Lancashire litigator agrees strike-off for faking signatures and noting an incorrect date on a claim form.