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Solicitor struck off for dishonesty

A sole practitioner has been struck off for dishonesty after using client money to pay off his firm’s debts

06 Jan 2021

Solicitor motivated by financial gain struck off

A solicitor with a long, unblemished career, was struck off for regulatory breaches motivated by financial gain
 

30 Dec 2020

Beckwith: SRA’s credibility questioned following chair’s statement

Solicitors have accused the SRA of arrogance and questioned its credibility following its response to the Beckwith appeal.
 

23 Dec 2020

Legal regulators must improve

The legal super-regulator has challenged the UK's legal regulators to drive up performance and improve governance, even though improvements have alread

22 Dec 2020

CMA repeats call for regulatory reform

The UK’s competition regulator has called for 'wholesale reform' of the Legal Services Act but found positive developments on transparen

17 Dec 2020

'Extremely concerning': BAME solicitors over-represented in SRA action

SRA releases data revealing an ethnicity disparity in solicitors facing regulatory investigations
 

14 Dec 2020

From doleiros in Janeiros to London’s real estate

Lawyers must break the chain of financial crime, Stephen Baker and Jessica Henson say
 

25 Nov 2020

Leave a trail

Susan Humble explains why you should keep a consistent paper trail demonstrating careful due diligence 

25 Nov 2020

Unmeritorious court applications

One of the few new entries into the SRA code was not to waste the court’s time, says Susanna Heley 
 

19 Nov 2020

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