1. Departing solicitor admits: I was ill and should have stopped sooner

Kelly Pegg said she was unable to cope in her role as assistant solicitor and failed to keep files up to date.

2. Judge criticises ‘generally unhelpful’ firm over application in VW case

Your Lawyers had applied to extend the time for serving a claim form in group action over diesel emissions scandal.

3. Cocaine addict solicitor exploited firms to fund habit

Practitioner of 17 years submitted dozens of false invoices for work he never did.

4. Family lawyer suspended for assaulting ‘abusive’ ex-boyfriend

Specialist said her experience may help her when dealing with vulnerable clients.

5. Firm wins refund judgment after mistakenly paying client £177k

South west practice claimed the difference back after defendant did not repay whole sum.