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BSB slaps down Bar Council over diversity and equality work

The Bar Standards Board has rejected a Bar Council call to take a step back from efforts to improve equality, diversity and inclusion and instead leave it to the profession.

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Law firms need to act over new duty to prevent sexual harassment

Law firms will need to rethink their approach to alcohol at events as part of preparing for the new positive legal duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

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GLO would add “unnecessary cost and expense” to student Covid claims

Making a group litigation order would add “unnecessary cost and expense” to already expensive claims from university students over the lack of in-person teaching.

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Law Society sets out TA6 consultation plan as SGM looms

The Law Society has called in market researchers to help run a six-month consultation on the new version of its TA6 property information form.

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Pupil barrister fined for f-word outbursts during online exam

A pupil barrister has been fined £500 for a series of foul-mouthed outbursts at a remote invigilator during an online ethics exam, which ended with him raising his middle finger to the camera.

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Trainee “bullied and unsupervised” in doing work of qualified lawyers

A trainee solicitor fired for raising concerns about her lack of supervision and the poor service clients were receiving from her firm has been awarded damages of £36,000.

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Nursing regulator review finds in-house lawyers split over safeguarding

Lawyers at the Nursing and Midwifery Council found it “very hard to challenge” the orthodox approach to cases of serious misconduct outside of work, a damning report has found.

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£36k fine for law firm which let millions pass through client account

A specialist sports law firm has been fined £36,000, and its COFA rebuked, for allowing its client account to be used as a banking facility.

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What is a bill? Costs lawyers urge regime reform

Two significant High Court rulings in which law firms’ billing arrangements did not achieve what they had intended, emphasise the need for reform of the legal framework.

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Solicitor leaves roll after misusing dormant client money

A solicitor who transferred £15,000 that was long sat dormant in client account to his firm’s office account has agreed to remove himself from the roll of solicitors.

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