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‘Heir hunters’ hunted? Disclosure ordered in genealogists’ libel battle

A court battle between two leading probate genealogists, or ‘heir hunters’ – which includes allegations that one made anonymous comments about the other online – has come to light with publication of a High Court ruling granting a pre-action disclosure order.

February 22nd, 2016 | No Comments »

Weekly round-up: LDPs, complaints, PII, "heir hunters" and lawyer services v legal services

There is a lot to cram into this week’s round-up of other regulation and Legal Services Act stories on the web. First of all, we should direct you to Legal Futures Editor Neil Rose’s Guardian blog that just being part of the high street network should not be enough to protect law firms – access to justice cannot be judged purely by quantity.

September 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »