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  • 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


  • 23 Sep 2019 7:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who offered a client money to withdraw a complaint against him has been struck off.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/solicitor-offered-client-money-to-withdraw-complaint


  • 15 Sep 2019 9:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Improving people’s knowledge of the justice system in England and Wales will be at the heart of next year’s “Justice Week”, which will run from 24 February 2020.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/associate-news/ignorance-of-the-law-is-no-defence

  • 15 Sep 2019 5:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Plymouth based firm, Bright Solicitors put their business’ risk management measures under the spotlight and successfully gained Cyber Essentials certification through accredited assessor, Practical Vision Network.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/associate-news/southern-solicitors-take-vital-steps-to-enhance-cyber-security

  • 15 Sep 2019 2:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who told the regulator that he didn’t “give a monkey’s” about the fate of his law firm because he had retired has been struck off.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/solicitor-told-sra-he-didnt-give-a-monkeys-about-firm

  • 08 Sep 2019 10:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Law Commission has paved the way for video witnessing of deeds by calling on the government to set up an industry working group which could consider the matter.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/law-commission-paves-way-for-video-witnessing-of-deeds


  • 02 Sep 2019 7:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Slater & Gordon (S&G) is facing a multi-million pound counterclaim for allegedly using confidential information to reduce the amount it paid to buy Quindell’s professional services division (PSD).

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/slater-gordon-faces-63m-quindell-counterclaim


  • 02 Sep 2019 6:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A solicitor who repeatedly made “inappropriate and puerile comments” on social media about his clients’ matters, and revealed confidential information, has been rebuked for his conduct.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/solicitor-sanctioned-for-puerile-social-media-posts-on-clients


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