Legal News

Confirmed: No advertising campaign to tell public about whiplash reforms

There will not be an advertising campaign to let the public know about the new way to pursue whiplash claims through the Official Injury Claim portal, it has been confirmed.

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High-profile City litigator struck off for misusing client money

A high-profile City litigator has been struck off for using a client’s divorce settlement to fund his ventures to pursue digital dispute resolution. A tribunal rejected his claim that the client had agreed to it.

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Women lawyer support networks increasingly involving men

Men are increasingly being invited to participate in women lawyers’ networks, according to a report into gender-based organisations and a ‘toolkit’ on how to set one up.

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Jay Bhayani

Fast-growing firm predicts employment law “explosion”

The managing director of a fast-growing employment law firm has predicted that there will be a post-pandemic “explosion” in workload – although it might have to wait until next spring.

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Katie McKenna

International Women’s Day – Time to demand more

For women to succeed and reach the deserved heights, we need to recognise our worth, not accept anything less than we deserve and collectively push for the cultural change required to make this happen.

SQE’s earn-as-you-learn training opens door for new legal talent

Apprenticeships offer a different route into the profession which is focused on work-based learning from experienced practitioners. There are already more than 700 solicitor apprentices.