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Former partner convicted of sex and drug offences struck off

Following a raid at the solicitor's home, police found indecent videos on a work tablet 

01 Jul 2021

Business energy claims market: 'the new PPI'

Energy management company, Panoserve, and Winn Solicitors are set to launch claims worth millions

30 Jun 2021

GDPR: UK adequacy decision gives green light for data flow

Law Society urges caution, however, as Commission's decision includes 'strong safeguards in case of future divergence'

29 Jun 2021

UK citizenship deadline: EU citizens risk losing rights

The Law Society has warned many EU citizens are unaware they must apply by 30 June

28 Jun 2021

SRA draft business plan and budget: access to justice, diversity, inclusion and innovation

The Law Society welcomed the plan but queried how independent an ‘internal quality assurance team’ for enforcement workstreams can be

25 Jun 2021

Lord Chief Justice: cut jury size to tackle courts backlog

Lord Burnett also suggested the courts' IT system belonged 'in the Science Museum'

24 Jun 2021

Solicitor suspended for two years over accounts failures

The former firm owner was also ordered to pay £12,000 costs

23 Jun 2021

Profession ‘eating itself’: survey finds clients being encouraged to sue former lawyers

PI solicitors are facing claims based on deductions from damages following Belsner case

22 Jun 2021

Outdoor civil weddings and partnerships allowed from 1 July

Approved premises will be permitted to hold weddings outside subject to certain conditions

21 Jun 2021

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