Legal News

Solicitor hit by legal aid cuts was “perfect target” for fraudsters

A sole practitioner described by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal as the “perfect target” for the promoters of dubious investment schemes has been struck off.

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Gateley targets more non-legal services as turnover soars

Pioneering listed law firm Gateley is aiming to increase the non-legal services it offers substantially after recording records results, with revenues up 20% to £104m.

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Consumer panel urges regulators to publish complaints data

The Legal Services Consumer Panel has criticised legal regulators’ continuing “resistance” to publishing complaints data about the lawyers they oversee.

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Immigration regulator has “deep concerns” about SRA reforms

The immigration regulator has expressed its “deep concern” at the rules that will allow practising solicitors to operate from unregulated businesses.

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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.


15 July 2019

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Solicitors

In 1989, Stephen Covey published the famous self-help book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Deemed a masterpiece by many, this book remains very relevant today. So how to apply it to solicitors?

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