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North of England private equity firm invests £15m in industrial diseases ABS

Karen Jackson

NorthEdge Capital, a private equity firm focused on investing in businesses in the North of England, has announced an investment of £15m into Roberts Jackson, the Cheshire-based industrial disease alternative business structure.

July 24th, 2014

Clinical negligence outsourcer bids to become alternative business structure

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Clinical negligence outsourcer 5R1 has announced its intention to become the first in its field to obtain alternative business structure (ABS) status. It currently operates as a claims management company, regulated by the Ministry of Justice.

July 24th, 2014

LSB attacks Bar Council’s “extreme reluctance” to adapt to market conditions

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The Legal Services Board (LSB) has said the Bar Council’s response to the Jeffrey review illustrated its “extreme reluctance” to “look forward and adapt to market conditions”.

July 24th, 2014

Ex-BSB director returns to the law with CILEx

Mandie Lavin

Mandie Lavin, the former director of the Bar Standards Board, has returned to the legal scene after being appointed the new chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

July 24th, 2014