Legal News

Court quadruples sexual assault solicitor’s suspension

The suspension handed out by a disciplinary tribunal to a solicitor found guilty of sexual assault was too lenient, the High Court has ruled in quadrupling its length.

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Conveyancing clients “not as satisfied as surveys suggest”

A member of the Legal Services Consumer Panel has questioned the findings from its own research that showed consumer satisfaction with conveyancing is high.

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“Despicable” partner used client money to prop up firm

A partner who abused his position of trust “in the most despicable way”, raising false bills and using client money to “prop up” his law firm, has been struck off.

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SRA: Sharp rise in reports of harassment and NDAs

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has seen a sudden rush in reports of sexual harassment and improper use of non-disclosure agreements, it has emerged.

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No larger firm can ignore the demands of innovation – that was the clear message from our most recent roundtable: “The law firm of the future”, sponsored by LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions. It comes in many forms, predominantly but not just technology, and is not simply a case of automating process. Expertise and process are not mutually exclusive.


12 October 2018

The pros and cons of publishing prices

Our view is that transparency will help our clients to win in competitive situations. Published pricing helps to qualify customers before you commit time and resources to consultations and a sales process.

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