Legal News

Unlawful service of claim by unregulated person still valid

It was wrong to punish a litigant in person who used an unregulated business to serve a claim, even though this was the unlawful conduct of litigation, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

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Nick Lavender

Fined solicitor who ignored judges’ warnings fails with appeal

The High Court has rejected an appeal by a solicitor who “facilitated” immigration claims which were an abuse of process and “effectively ignored” judges’ warnings to change his behaviour.

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Exclusive: Large PI firm begins three-year voluntary wind-down

Well-known personal injury law firm Camps is to run its practice down over the next two to three years, with 50 redundancies on the cards immediately, Legal Futures can reveal.

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Third deal in eights months for Knights as it unveils strong results

Knights has reported strong growth in its maiden half-year results as a listed law firm along with its third acquisition in eight months – a £1.6m deal to buy a specialist employment practice.

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Reports

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.

Blog

10 January 2019

PR: fee-earner or fee-drainer?

For me the greatest challenge has always been, and continues to be, how to demonstrate the value of PR. I was once told I would not get some partners’ attention because I was a fee-drainer, not a fee-earner.

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