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Number of solicitors sanctioned by SDT falls sharply

Andrew Spooner

There has been a sharp fall in the number of solicitors struck off, suspended, fined or reprimanded by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, its annual report has shown. It also expressed concern about the growing number of private prosecutions.

September 23rd, 2014

SRA set to ditch compulsory management course for newly qualifieds

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority has proposed scrapping the compulsory management course that all solicitors are required to undertake within three years of qualification.

September 23rd, 2014

One in every 10 UK consumers “recognises Slater & Gordon name”


The work to develop the Slater & Gordon brand in the UK has made it one of the three best-known law firms in the UK, with one in 10 consumers recognising its name, the firm has told shareholders.

September 22nd, 2014

Law Society accuses SRA of helping large accountancy firms over others

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Solicitors Regulation Authority plans to make it easier for multi-disciplinary practices to be licensed as alternative business structures will give the large accountancy firms a competitive advantage, the Law Society has claimed.

September 22nd, 2014