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  • 28 Sep 2020 9:04 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Court and arbitration bodies need to make legal remedies built into blockchains a viable alternative to traditional dispute resolution options, lawyers have said.

  • 21 Sep 2020 2:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who used £100,000 from a client’s estate to pay debts to HM Revenue & Customs and an indemnity insurer before closing his firm has been struck off.

  • 21 Sep 2020 2:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A law firm linked with 18 cases of Covid-19 was ordered to shut its office with immediate effect last week after being accused of showing “disregard” for the health of its staff.

  • 14 Sep 2020 10:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Demand for partners who specialise in white collar crime will increase just as dramatically after the pandemic as it did after the financial crisis in 2008, a report has predicted.

  • 14 Sep 2020 10:37 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A criminal law solicitor who used money from a jailed client for an appeal to stabilise his firm’s “precarious financial position” has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).

  • 07 Sep 2020 11:42 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two former solicitors have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud, The Irish Examiner reports.

  • 01 Sep 2020 11:39 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two former solicitors and a former independent financial adviser have been charged with multiple offences in connection with the collapse of the Axiom Legal Financing Fund.

  • 01 Sep 2020 11:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An experienced personal injury solicitor who forged his client’s signature on two court documents to progress her case “acted stupidly” and had to be struck off, a tribunal has decided.

  • 01 Sep 2020 12:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who did not understand the complex financial transactions he was acting on – which potentially had connections to Mexican drug cartels – has been suspended from practice for 15 months.

  • 24 Aug 2020 10:51 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who was cautioned by the police for fraud after writing a cheque for £2,000 from client account to himself has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).


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