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  • Estate agents “discriminating” because of conveyancers’ referral fees 28th June 2022
    There are “too many instances” of estate agents only allowing potential buyers to view a property or make an offer if they use a recommended conveyancer and other service providers. The post Estate agents “discriminating” because of conveyancers’ referral fees appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Signing CFA “not informed consent” to deduct costs from damages 28th June 2022
    A costs judge has ruled that a litigation friend did not give informed consent to deductions from a protected party’s damages simply by signing a conditional fee agreement. The post Signing CFA “not informed consent” to deduct costs from damages appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Barrister reprimanded for “bullying and aggressive” emails 28th June 2022
    A non-practising barrister who wrote “bullying and aggressive” emails to a group supporting people with autoinflammatory conditions has been reprimanded by a disciplinary tribunal. The post Barrister reprimanded for “bullying and aggressive” emails appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • No longer just contracts – BT expands managed services partnership 27th June 2022
    BT is renewing and expanding its partnership with global managed services provider Factor, in a “complete synergy” which had allowed the telecoms giant to outsource “more complex problems”. The post No longer just contracts – BT expands managed services partnership appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • Firm fined for inadequate anti-money laundering controls 27th June 2022
    A law firm in Telford whose multiple failures raised the risk of it facilitating money laundering and terrorist financing has been fined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The post Firm fined for inadequate anti-money laundering controls appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Jeffrey to take reins at Law Society as it closes Brussels office 27th June 2022
    The Law Society has a solicitor at the helm of its staff once more with the appointment of Ian Jeffrey as chief executive. It comes as news that the society is closing its Brussels office emerged. The post Jeffrey to take reins at Law Society as it closes Brussels office appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • UK law firms “leading the legal world in ESG performance” 27th June 2022
    Law firms based in the UK are top of the legal world when judged by their environmental, social and governance performance, research has found. The post UK law firms “leading the legal world in ESG performance” appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • Business recovery firm eyes acquisitions in bid to double size of ABS 26th June 2022
    Business rescue and recovery firm Leonard Curtis is eyeing acquisitions as part of plans to double the £2.6m turnover of its law firm in the next three years, Legal Futures can report. The aim is to double the £2.6m turnover of Leonard Curtis Legal (LCL), an alternative business structure launched six years ago, within the […]
    Neil Rose
  • Law firm owner rebuked for caseworker supervision failure 26th June 2022
    A solicitor who failed to supervise an immigration caseworker in a matter which led the High Court to refer his firm to the Solicitors Regulation Authority has been rebuked. The post Law firm owner rebuked for caseworker supervision failure appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Greens urge disciplinary action against lawyer MPs over rule of law threats 26th June 2022
    The Green Party has called for disciplinary action against solicitor and barrister MPs who vote for legislation which disregards the rule of law. The post Greens urge disciplinary action against lawyer MPs over rule of law threats appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose

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