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A finding of serious misconduct against a solicitor does not require striking off or an immediate suspension from practice, the High Court has ruled.
Today, protecting against risk has never been more critical for conveyancers. But, as criminals find newer and more effective ways to commit fraud, neither has it been more challenging.
Ahead of Thursday’s student careers event, ‘Life as a civil fraud lawyer’, two RPC senior associates reflect on their time at the firm
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.
Delay is not fatal to the continuation of a world freezing order and an applicant need not adduce evidence of recent dissipations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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