Legal News

Ban for accountant jailed over £400k theft from major City law firm

A management accountant jailed for stealing £400,000 from a major City law firm over six years has now been banned from working in the legal profession.

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Solicitor paid away £290k of sale proceeds after falling for email fraud

A veteran solicitor who was tricked by an email fraud to pay out £290,000 in proceeds from a conveyancing transaction to a third party has been fined £10,000.

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Covid hits revenue and profits at Co-op Legal Services

Revenue and profits at Co-operative Legal Services fell as a result of coronavirus but case volumes grew during last year, its annual results have shown.

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Petition calls for SRA to allow unsolicited approaches online

A solicitor has begun a petition urging the Solicitors Regulation Authority to allow firms to make unsolicited approaches to consumers online, saying the blanket ban goes too far.

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How burnout was my catalyst for serving lawyers instead of being one

As my legal career progressed, I began to realise the reality was very different than I had envisaged. I was in a constant state of stress, working very long hours. I normalised the stress, as it seemed to be everywhere I looked.

Virtual supervision – the modern dilemma

Virtual supervision is important, but it is very important that that supervision doesn’t become virtual, and not fit for purpose. So how do we guard against that?