The Legal Ombudsman is set to make its first ever in-year call for supplementary budget, seeking an extra £344,000 to make up in part for previous miscalculations, Legal Futures can reveal.
A solicitor has launched a second law firm regulated by the Bar Standards Board – this time an alternative business structure with a letting agent client.
Consumers of legal services apply “relatively limited criteria” when shopping around, research has found – which 46% of those polled did, while 27% went to the first adviser they looked at.
Two leading personal injury law firms have recorded contrasting results that take lockdown into account, while Minster Law has launched its first national TV advert to promote its PI work.
An increasing number of family law specialist teams are joining with other disciplines and professionals to offer clients a wider range of services that do not involve the court process, it has emerged.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales is considering a new push to regulate reserved legal activities, three years after its last attempt was knocked back.
Talks between listed companies Frenkel Topping Group and NAHL Group about a reverse takeover of the latter have been extended by another four weeks.
Lawyers have identified reduced client budgets for legal work as the biggest threat to the profession from the pandemic in a new report.
The private equity investor who set Keystone Law on the road to listing is on the look-out for a new legal venture – but is not interested in traditional law firm partnerships.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority is applying for charitable status as part of becoming a distinct legal entity within the Law Society Group, it has emerged.
The ‘rule of six’ has been in place since 14 September, with fines levied for those who break it and now we are seeing even more drastic restrictions reimposed. So what does this mean for the UK’s cyber-security?
While it is right to raise valid concerns about the SQE, are we not a bit tired of hearing the same old tune of the beaten drum with no better alternatives being suggested and at the eleventh hour?