More articles by Suzanne Townley

Heirs denied land worth over £1m as court rules in favour of council

The sale of a school on gifted land did not end an educational charitable trust

26 Apr 2021

Lockdown no excuse: court refuses to rectify error after claim form ‘slipped through the net’

A trainee ommitted to attach the claim form to the service email

23 Apr 2021

Inheritance research finds over half of Brits shy away from ‘taboo’ topic

Only 14 per cent of respondents planned to instruct a probate solicitor

22 Apr 2021

EY research report predicts post-pandemic rise in litigation  

While many businesses have utilised ADR during the pandemic, research suggests litigation will be back in 2021

19 Apr 2021

Law Society warns new security and investment bill is ‘a sledgehammer to crack a nut’

The Law Society fears that legitimate foreign business will be adversely affected

16 Apr 2021

Solicitor fined after sale of elderly client’s property to 34-year-old fraudster

The solicitor acted for both parties to the transaction where a 'clear conflict' existed

15 Apr 2021

Dental regulator pays damages after unlawful undercover operation

A ficticious scenario created by investigators breached human rights and data protection law

12 Apr 2021

SQE to replace QLTS for foreign qualified lawyers

Foreign qualified lawyers will have the same route to entry as domestic lawyers

09 Apr 2021

Covid-status certification: Law Society calls for clarity

The covid-status certification scheme would use vaccination or testing data to confirm covid-risk in various workplace settings

08 Apr 2021

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