Legal News

MPs urged to support review of Legal Services Board

MPs were last week asked to support a review of the Legal Services Board after the chair of the Bar Council said the oversight regulator had refused to agree to one.

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High Court strikes out top footballer’s negligence claim against law firm

The High Court has struck out a £6m negligence claim brought by a former Premier League footballer against City firm Charles Russell Speechleys.

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Ince administrators look to personal guarantee for Axiom cash

The administrators of Ince & Co are looking at whether they can enforce a personal guarantee to secure the £1m purchase money outstanding from what was Axiom DWFM.

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Court refuses to unfreeze struck-off solicitor’s ‘client account’

A struck-off solicitor still advising clients on legal matters has failed to obtain an injunction to compel a bank to unfreeze his account over questionable payments he received from abroad.

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Legal project management – a mindset lawyers can easily apply

Where budgets are tight, lawyers will be considering what’s in their existing arsenal to still improve productivity. One effective, accessible and cheap tool is legal project management.

How a good customer journey can put your business on the map

Good customer service should be a priority for any business and, if you want to stay ahead of the competition, something that’s constantly under review.

The CAT’s welcome boost for the funding industry

There was welcome guidance from the Competition Appeal Tribunal this week for funded cases looking for certainty following PACCAR, with the renegotiated Sony litigation funding agreement upheld as lawful.