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  • 03 Nov 2019 11:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Legal Services Board (LSB) could steal a march on the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) by holding at least one of its board meetings in public, it has emerged.


  • 03 Nov 2019 11:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A finding of serious misconduct against a solicitor does not require striking off or an immediate suspension from practice, the High Court has ruled.


  • 03 Nov 2019 10:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.


  • 27 Oct 2019 11:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Ahead of Thursday’s student careers event, ‘Life as a civil fraud lawyer’, two RPC senior associates reflect on their time at the firm


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.



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