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  • 21 Oct 2019 2:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A sole practitioner has been struck off for a sting in which a client’s money was used by the solicitor’s business partner to buy a property for a much lower price which was then sold to the client at a profit.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/solicitor-struck-off-for-property-sting-on-client


  • 21 Oct 2019 12:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Delay is not fatal to the continuation of a world freezing order and an applicant need not adduce evidence of recent dissipations.

    https://www.internationallawoffice.com/Newsletters/Litigation/United-Kingdom/RPC/World-freezing-orders-recent-dissipations-and-reasonable-delays


  • 12 Oct 2019 10:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Legal advice privilege (LAP) attaching to communications between a company and its lawyers survives the dissolution of the company, even if the Crown has disclaimed all interest in its former property, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/legal-advice-privilege-survives-companys-dissolution


  • 12 Oct 2019 10:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor has been struck off after being sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently siphoning off more than £13,000 from his firm and initially trying to obstruct an investigation of the crime.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/solicitor-jailed-for-siphoning-client-money-struck-off

  • 06 Oct 2019 11:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Liberal Democrat MP Sir Norman Lamb has called on the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to investigate national law firm Hill Dickinson over claims it failed to disclose a crucial document in a whistleblowing dispute involving the NHS.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/mp-calls-on-sra-to-investigate-law-firm-in-nhs-dispute


  • 06 Oct 2019 11:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has pledged to add its “unique voice” to the wider policy debate on access to justice issues as it looks to become more assertive.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/sra-pledges-to-speak-out-on-access-to-justice-problems

  • 06 Oct 2019 8:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A niche law firm - whose lead experts have represented clients at national and international level - has been launched to provide a new level of service in fraud and property law across the North West.

    https://www.thebusinessdesk.com/northwest/news/2048896-law-firm-raises-the-bar-to-handle-fraud-and-property#.XZPLnkU5Pwc.twitter


  • 06 Oct 2019 7:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor has been suspended for five years after becoming entangled in a financial scam and unwittingly using her professional status to rope in other victims, as well as losing money herself.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/solicitor-suspended-after-being-taken-in-by-scam

  • 06 Oct 2019 7:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The marketing chief of a failed Manchester law firm who successfully appealed against an order banning him from working for the profession, has been cleared of all charges by a fresh tribunal.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/marketing-chief-cleared-of-axiom-fund-kick-backs


  • 23 Sep 2019 7:18 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A disciplinary tribunal has thrown out as groundless an attempt to bring misconduct proceedings against the vice-president of the Law Society.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/sdt-throws-out-case-against-law-society-vice-president


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