Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Claimant lawyers will lose £81m a year as insurers pocket huge windfall - MoJ

Impact assessment estimates that civil liability reforms will see insurers bank hundreds of millions - as claimant lawyers are told to look elsewhere for work.

2. PI giant NewLaw consolidates ahead of reforms

Claimant sector expected to take a hit from impending legisation.

3. Firms on notice after collapse of indemnity insurer

Around 200 England and Wales firms are covered by the Dublin-registered company.

4. Lying solicitor banned after tribunal told stress is ‘occupational hazard’

Insolvency specialist had failed to inform client about application hearing for summary judgment.

5. CMS dismisses managing partner and reports to SRA

Andrew Stott dismissed from post in Singapore after decision taken by board of 20 partners.