- Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Nigel Harvie, the solicitor fined a record £305,000 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) last month, argued that he was motivated by a “desire to help”, it has emerged.
Tags: breach of trust, Law Society, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Thursday, 6 November 2014
The Supreme Court has backed a law firm’s arguments that, following a breach of trust, it should have to pay in damages only the amount which the lender would have lost if the breach had not occurred.
Tags: breach of trust, conveyancing, lenders, Supreme Court
Posted in Competence, Indemnity insurance, Latest news
If 2020 taught us anything, it is that lawyers will not disappear any time soon. Still, paper will gradually disappear in favour of digital tools, investment in technology and better ways of working.
Over the Christmas break while relaxing, I decided it would be a perfect time to catch up on a few stories from the legal sector to see how the profession was coping.