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‘Death threat’ solicitor struck off over client money

A solicitor who claimed she transferred over £250,000 from her firm’s client account to third parties amid threats to her life has been struck off.

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New barrister firm offers fixed fees for arbitration

A barrister who worked as an advocate at City law firms has set up a niche commercial firm regulated by the BSB, offering arbitration clients fixed fees.

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Blockchain deployed in courts to safeguard digital evidence

The company digitising trial bundles in courts has filed a patent application to tie blockchain security to its digital evidence software to ensure records cannot be altered.

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SDT condemns Asons for “disgraceful” client letters

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has described letters sent to clients by failed Bolton law firm Asons as “disgraceful” and “self-serving”.

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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.


18 July 2018

What do the whiplash reforms mean for children?

An element of the reforms contained in the Civil Liability Bill which seems to be flying mostly under the radar is the effect this will have on children.

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