Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. No more sip tests? ID card pilot to help jump the court queue

Test scheme expected to be rolled out next month for solicitors and barristers entering court buildings.

Sole practitioner found to have acted dishonestly in his handling of deceased person’s estate.

3. Sexual misconduct ‘rife’ in large City firms, former junior lawyer tells MPs

House of Commons women and equalities committee publishes evidence submitted for its workplace harassment inquiry.

4. Litigant found in contempt for emailing lawyer during cross-examination

Judge concluded trial would no longer be fair after it emerged claimant contacted third party.

5. Ex-director facing SDT over Asons-Coops file transfer

SRA publishes details of charges against solicitor who became manager at successor firm.

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