Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Solicitor who sent 102 texts to prison inmate avoids strike off

Lawyer would reply to client’s daily messages asking for updates on his case.

2. Lawyer struck off for hiding assets from wife in divorce papers

Yorkshire solicitor transferred ownership of property to third party who he had loaned purchase money.

3. Hundreds of firms at risk from PI reform

The scale of law firms’ dependence on the personal injury market has been laid bare by new SRA figures.

4. Former Linklaters partner jailed for sexual assault

Thomas Elser and Laurenz Schmitt involved in German court case relating to incident in 2014.

5. Attempted murder conviction merits a strike-off, High Court rules

Tribunal decision to impose an indefinite suspension on former senior Crown prosecutor is overturned.

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