Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Solicitor fined £5k for sending ‘disturbing’ internal emails

Tribunal punishes 34-year-old who was working for the General Medical Council at the time of his misconduct.

2. ‘Dishonest’ would-be solicitor given new hearing to enter profession

Court judgment finds regulator was unfair to deny Rizwana Yussouf an oral hearing.

3. Appeal court: £70m negligence claim against Mayfair law firm blocked by settlement agreement

Mayfair firm had signed a tripartite deal preventing any future claims.

4. Judge denies lying claimant a way round fundamental dishonesty test

Claimant in clinical negligence case said he would suffer substantial injustice because of ‘gross disproportion’ of sanction.

5. ‘My printer broke’: Barrister escapes suspension after PC blunder

Philippa Page blames ‘her own incompetence’ for failing to renew practising certificate.