Coronavirus: concerns over conveyancing transactions

Several queries about the impact of the coronavirus on conveyancing transactions has prompted the Law Society to issue guidance. Focus on the impact of...

Coronavirus: New guidance over conveyancing transactions

Several queries about the impact of the coronavirus on conveyancing transactions has prompted the Law Society to issue guidance. Focus on the impact of...

Firms not meeting the needs of disabled staff, SRA finds

Many law firms do not understand how to make reasonable adjustments for disabled staff and solicitors are hiding their disabilities at work, a...

Magistracy structure shakeup

The structure of the magistracy is to be overhauled to bring it into line with the rest of the judiciary, the Gazette has...

SRA to reveal racial profiles of solicitors facing prosecution

Regulators are to publish data on the racial profiles of solicitors facing prosecution, more than five years after they were told to produce...

Sharpest tool in shed

Shedheads, from international firm Eversheds Sutherland, check out their winning entry to the Manchester heat of a global legal tech event last week....

SFO on rack after Barclays blow

After a seven-year investigation and a five-month trial, jurors took less than six hours to find Roger Jenkins, Tom Kalaris and Richard Boath...

City firms berate AML levy ‘burden’

Solicitors have denounced plans for a levy to tackle money laundering announced in last week’s budget, claiming it will be onerous for firms...

Coronavirus: ULaw to suspend face-to-face teaching

Britain’s biggest law school is to suspend face-to-face teaching and postpone assessments for a month in response to the developing coronavirus crisis. Where...

David Turrell obituary

My colleague David Turrell, who has died aged 70 following a long illness preceded by a stroke, was a tribunal judge. He adjudicated...