Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. SRA shuts down Manchester firm over dishonesty suspicion

Managing partner also made subject to intervention from the regulator.

2. ‘Tremendous victory’ for PI claimants over transferred claim

Court of Appeal rules that success fee is recoverable under pre-Jackson reforms rules. 

3. Judge sounds contempt warning for solicitors on dishonest claimants

High Court case over RTA fraud ponders question of consequences for what is described as ‘false verification’.

4. Slater and Gordon confirms plans to close four UK offices

Smaller sites to be shut down as legacy of rapid acquisitions is dealt with.

5. Cash-strapped costs firm killed off by Jackson part two

Just Costs Limited had struggled to adapt to changing market created by previous Jackson reforms, administrator’s proposals reveal.