Legal News

Solicitor who deliberately misled High Court struck off

A former partner at US firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher found by a High Court judge to have deliberately misled the court has now been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.

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“Reflect on your ethics” says one barrister to another after Twitter exchange

A barrister suing her chambers and Stonewall has told counsel for the LGBT charity to “reflect on her ethics” after the latter engaged with her on Twitter.

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Nokia to score panel firms quarterly on equality, inclusion and diversity

Two City practices are in the first group of panel law firms used by telecoms giant Nokia to undergo a new assessment of their progress on equality, inclusion and diversity.

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CILEX lawyers turning away from criminal work, government warned

CILEX has added its voice to warnings that working as a criminal legal aid lawyer is no longer a sustainable career, with the number of members studying criminal law halving in less than a decade.

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Anything else to say about SDLT?

SDLT is not stamp duty. This is something I have to say to firms too often. Whilst it has some of the same words in its name, it is not the former tax on property deeds that existed pre-December 2003.


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Our latest special report, produced in association with Temple Legal Protection, looks at the role of after-the-event (ATE) insurance in commercial litigation post-LASPO.