Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Court of Protection solicitor convicted for neglect over mother’s death

Solicitor of 14 years convicted following two-week trial at Oxford Crown Court.

2. Wills solicitor caught over £2k cheque ‘needed the money’

Solicitor of more than 20 years attempted to hide true beneficiary from her firm.

3. Hacked firm says client and staff details spread on Twitter

Matter reported to the SRA and criminal investigators after latest hack attempt.

4. Yorkshire solicitor banned for propping up firm with client funds

Veteran practitioner said he was naive to take on too much as firm struggled to survive.

5. SRA offers accused solicitor £7,500 for tribunal representation

Alexis Maitland Hudson warned that hearing will go ahead with or without closing statement.