Ethics, professionalism and judgement

Listen up!

Alicia Fortinberry explains how to train yourself in the art of listening

An education in professional resilience

Dr Kryss Macleod examines how legal educators and the profession are responding to the greater visibility of mental health in young lawyers and how building resilience is vital

‘Triggered’ solicitor struck off for dishonest letter

A claimant personal injury lawyer who had an unblemished record in practice for more than two decades agreed to being struck off after admitting dishonest conduct.

LeO scraps mediation proposals

The Legal Ombudsman (LeO) has decided not to pursue mediation as a method of dispute resolution after a trial revealed minimal uptake of the scheme.

Insightful misconduct

Learning lessons from previous mistakes is an important factor for the disciplinary tribunals when determining sanctions, says Susanna Heley

Non-Welsh SQE will compound access to justice problem

The issue of access to justice in Wales will be compounded if the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) is not offered in Welsh, the Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) said.

Government to review controversial release under investigation

Tens of thousands of suspects are being released under investigation without any time limits or conditions, according to the Law Society, but the government has announced it is to review the rules.