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Neil Hudgell Solicitors doubles in size with purchase of Rapid

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Highly acquisitive personal injury firm Neil Hudgell Solicitors has doubled in size with the purchase of rival Hull firm Rapid Solicitors, creating a £20m practice. The combined firm will have over 220 staff and handle more than 10,000 claims.

October 24th, 2014

BSB uncovers chambers with financial problems and tells them to prepare “emergency plans”


The Bar Standards Board has told three chambers with financial problems to “prepare emergency plans” to minimise the impact on clients should they be forced to close.

October 24th, 2014

Parliament gives green light to open up probate and conveyancing rights

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The House of Lords yesterday gave the final go-ahead for chartered legal executives and others with appropriate expertise to offer probate and conveyancing services without the supervision of solicitors.

October 24th, 2014

SRA’s “flexible” approach to MDPs backed by LSB

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The Legal Services Board has backed a new “flexible” approach by the Solicitors Regulation Authority aimed at making it easier for multi-disciplinary partnerships to become licensed as alternative business structures.

October 24th, 2014