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A lawyer stands accused of lying to the High Court to cover up his collusion with the Serious Fraud Office.
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The man who claims to be the author of the Bitcoin white paper has won his case for copyright infringement against the website Bitcoin.org.
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White collar crime expert Neil Gerrard continues to defend himself against claims made by mining giant ENRC that he sought to expand a fraud investigation in order to maximise his fees.
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The future of Liberty Steel once again looks uncertain as an SFO investigation scuppers hopes of a rescue package.
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Record revenues in March, law sectoer rebounding more strongly than anyone could have imagined from the pandemic.
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Social media platforms could be fined 10% of their turnover for failing to control the content on their site.
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Landmark ruling overturns the High Court but is London in line for a surge in divorce tourism?
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Back to the Office

Lockdown has been tough on junior lawyers, so will a return to the office make things a little easier?
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Failure to secure membership of the 2007 Lugano pact could threaten the legal sector and make it more difficult for consumers to get redress.
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Law firms are embracing technology, but should they buy in new tech or build their own innovation in house?
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With Netflix’s documentary covering the 2019 college admissions scandal setting internet searches alight one law firm has identified the most searches for cases in history.
From #metoo, to #heforshe, the internet has been tackling violence against women one hashtag at a time. However, as the tragic events of this week show, things aren’t changing.
Women hold signs during a protest, following the kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard, in London, Britain March 15, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
The Junior Lawyers Division warns that students who can’t afford additional courses could find themselves at a disadvantage.
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Law firm Feltons has been found to have illegally made deductions from a consultant’s pay after they were unhappy with his work.
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Austerity has opened a gap in the market for corporate espionage who increasingly find themselves on the front line against corruption.
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Small, agile and innovative. Small law firms are the best place to capitalise on new technology and take on the big boys.
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A decision not to publish the former first minister’s evidence has been reversed leaving ‘no reason,’ for the former first minister not to give proof.
FILE PHOTO: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attends a session at the Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland Britain January 28, 2021. Robert Perry/Pool via REUTERS
The pandemic can be an opportunity for change and renewal; one which could benefit everyone.
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One of the top 200 law firms in the US has taken the first steps outside its own country by acquiring a mid-market London firm.
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The Labour MP says the proposed bill would discriminate against backbench MPs and give cabinet ministers much more rights than ordinary people.
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IQE Settles IP Dispute

Long-running IP dispute has been settled out of court by the US Semiconductor firm.
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Attack proves to be the best line of defence for mining giant ENRC as it turns up the heat on the Serious Fraud Office.
A statue representing the scales of justice is seen on the roof of the Old Bailey courts in central London, January 26, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN)
The SFO is defeated in its attempt to compel KBR to reveal 21 years’ worth of documents held by its US parents company rule Supreme Court.
A sign is displayed in an unmarked Serious Fraud Office vehicle parked outside a building, in Mayfair, central London March 9, 2011. Property tycoons Vincent and Robert Tchenguiz were among nine people arrested on Wednesday after police raided addresses in London and Reykjavik linked to an investigation into the collapse of Iceland's Kaupthing Bank. REUTERS/Andrew Winning (BRITAIN - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS)
The auditing firm promises to contest the lawsuit as the fall out of the Patisserie Valerie scandal continues.
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The Stansted 15 should feel vindicated by the quashing of their conviction, but questions must be asked about why the government resorted to terrorism legislation.
FILE PHOTO: A British Airways Boeing 747 G-CIVD leaves London Heathrow airport on it's final flight, the first of 31 jumbo jets to be retired early by the airline due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London, Britain August 18, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley/File Photo
The world is changing and the RSPCA says it must change with it. That means handing responsibility for prosecutions onto the Crown Prosecution Service.
FILE PHOTO: Paddy, a mongrel, is seen in his kennel at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, in London, Britain June 9, 2020. Picture taken June 9, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley
Restoration of solicitor convicted of money laundering raises the question of when offenders can be said to be rehabilitated.
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As the law firms pension deficit nears the £300 million mark clearing it could present a major problem for its partners.
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New guidance from the criminal Bar Association aims to limit improve the work-life balance of the UK’s hard-pressed solicitors.
A tribunal has found that a barrister repeatedly lied to his clients and accepted an inappropriate loan.
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Figures from the Bar Standards Board show that COVID 19 has had an impact on new barrister numbers, but progress is being made on diversity.
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