Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Simpson Millar confirms plans to cut at least 100 jobs

National firm bosses say business suffered from ‘substantial under-investment’ while part of listed company. 

2. Anthony Gold latest to be hit by cyber-attackers

London firm apologises and warns clients after emails were sent out apparently in its name. 

3. ‘Deplorable’ solicitor plundered bed-bound client’s account

Hertfordshire lawyer abused his position as attorney to transfer money to his account - and to pay SRA’s costs. 

4. Court security chaos: Judge slams ‘chronic failure’

Maidstone Combined Court Judge Jeremy Carey seeks to reassure court visitors over ‘lamentable’ state of affairs.

5. 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’.