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Legal ombudsman accounts 'draw line under past issues'

7 hours 30 min ago

Chair of Office for Legal Complaints says 2016-17 report and accounts are an important milestone.

Public access barrister sanctioned for third time in six months

8 hours 19 min ago

Oliver White fined £500 for ’failing to cooperate’ with Bar Standards Board.

Revealed: Slater and Gordon spent £31.7m scrutinising Quindell figures

8 hours 25 min ago

Defence filing also reveals that Quindell initially asked for up to £1.2bn for professional services business.

Employment tribunals missing targets and haemorrhaging judges

10 hours 28 min ago

User group meeting exposes concerns while government remains tight-lipped on reimbursement scheme.

Solicitor 'thoroughly embarrassed' by PI claims dishonesty

10 hours 49 min ago

Lancashire litigator agrees strike-off for faking signatures and noting an incorrect date on a claim form.

Supreme Court deals state immunity blow in embassy row

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:24

Judgment says employment claims based on EU law should be allowed to proceed. 

Group action case hears of 'disastrous and catastrophic' Lloyds/HBOS takeover

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:50

First day of landmark £600m claim hears that HBOS’s financial woes were concealed from shareholders.

Group action case hears of 'disastrous and catastrophic' Lloyds HBOS takeover

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:50

First day of landmark £600m claim hears that HBOS’s financial woes were concealed from shareholders.

LCJ hands criminal justice duties to Leveson

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:32

Sir Brian Leveson becomes the second judge to be appointed head of criminal justice under the Constitutional Reform Act. 

Regulatory body could be established to tackle leasehold abuse

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:27

Government issues call for evidence on regulating letting and managing agents.

Appeal court throws out libel claim over CPS press release

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:14

Lay readers understand special meaning behind lawyers' words, Lord Justice Simon rules.

Appeal throws out libel claim over CPS press release

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:14

Lay readers understand special meaning behind lawyers' words, Lord Justice Simon rules.

LiPs flock to charity for help - but they're not asking for a lawyer

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:46

PSU chief executive outlines the scale of the challenge following the government’s legal aid restrictions.

£6.2m lifeline for pioneering family court service

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:46

Research shows family drug and alcohol courts save public sector bodies £2.30 for every £1 spent.

Legal geeks - where are the women in lawtech?

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:18

Second legal technology start-up event hears of need to overcome unconscious bias. 

Councils seek ABS merger to become more business-like

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:29

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council want to merge with LGSS Law.

High Court braced for £600m Lloyds/HBOS trial

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:57

Five former directors may be cross-examined in claim by former shareholders. 

High Court braced for £600m Lloyds HBOS trial

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:57

Lawsuit could see five former directors take to the stand.

Civil justice overseers back 'presumption' of mediation

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:52

Working group of the Civil Justice Council says current ADR system has ‘fundamental problem’.

Blackstone's v Archbold: Solicitors and barristers back opposing sides

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:07

Criminal Bar Association and London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association sought views of their members.

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