The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has described letters sent to clients by failed Bolton law firm Asons as “disgraceful” and “self-serving”.
There was surprising unanimity yesterday in support of the Ministry of Justice’s decision to delay implementation of its whiplash reforms by a year to April 2020.
The UK’s first listed law firm, Gateley, unveiled strong annual results yesterday, as the partners from when it went public have seen a “healthy return” on their shares.
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives is set to become the sixth body allowed to license alternative business structures after its application was approved by the Lord Chancellor.
Implementation of the government’s whiplash reforms is to be delayed by a year to April 2020, the Ministry of Justice has announced, with the new online portal tested six months earlier.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal inched closer to adopting a civil standard of proof yesterday when it published a consultation on ditching the criminal standard.
A call-centre worker at a leading debt recovery law firm has been banned from working in the profession after trying to defraud debtors.
“Seismic change” is on the horizon for the profession because of the direction of technology, a Legal Futures roundtable on the law firm on the future has heard.
Disabled people seeking employment or working in the legal profession are “an untapped resource”, according to ground-breaking research.
The next year of the court modernisation programme will see digital end-to-end services for divorce, probate, and money claims for under £10,000.