Some of the larger personal injury firms are set to merge while others will have to restructure, with the market set to reached a “watershed moment”, a report has predicted.
A solicitor recorded by an undercover TV reporter giving advice on what he knew was a sham marriage has been struck off for the second time by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
The jobs of more than 100 staff at Yorkshire firm Heptonstalls have been saved by a start-up personal injury practice that aims to expand as others leave the market due to next year’s whiplash reforms.
A law firm owner whose practice of making improper transfers from client to office account was reported to the regulator “with a heavy heart” by a member of staff.
Revenue and profit have fallen sharply at NAHL plc – the owner of National Accident Helpline and ABS National Accident Law – after “the most challenging six months” in its history.
The SRA must work “even harder” through its Innovate programme to encourage technology that helps reduce digital exclusion, its new executive director for strategy and innovation said yesterday.
The Law Commission has launched new projects to ensure that English law can accommodate smart contracts and digital assets.
The decision on whether to approve the Solicitors Qualifying Examination has been delayed amid a call from groups representing more than 4,000 legal academics to reject it.
Law firms worry that closing flagship offices in big cities as part of the shift to work from home will hit their market share and damage their local reputation, new research has found.
City giant Hogan Lovells has endorsed the launch of a charity’s government-backed advice line to help employers support staff experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse.
There are three crucial requirements of technology any firm needs in order to adapt to a work from home model that, for some, is somewhat worrying: security, collaboration and all-in-one solutions.
When it comes to online wills, there are many passionate viewpoints. Many see it an essential step towards futureproofing of the industry. Others are more concerned about the online process.