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  • Lincoln’s Inn looks to tackle “unacceptable” bullying and harassment 7th December 2023
    One in eight members of Lincoln’s Inn have experienced or witnessed bullying, harassment or discrimination in using a service or event organised by the inn. The post Lincoln’s Inn looks to tackle “unacceptable” bullying and harassment appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Let AI help manage cases, says president of Supreme Court 7th December 2023
    Case management backed by artificial intelligence could make the courts more accessible, the president of the Supreme Court has said. The post Let AI help manage cases, says president of Supreme Court appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • Ban for ex-Eversheds manager over inappropriate touching 7th December 2023
    A male former senior client development manager at Eversheds Sutherland who repeatedly grabbed a female colleague at an away day has been barred from the profession. The post Ban for ex-Eversheds manager over inappropriate touching appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Hull practice becomes one of largest employee-owned firms to date 7th December 2023
    Hull-based Hudgell Solicitors has become one of the largest law firms to date to become employee owned, after founder Neil Hudgell decided to transfer the majority of shares to an EOT. The post Hull practice becomes one of largest employee-owned firms to date appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Online divorce service set for major growth after Octopus acquisition 6th December 2023
    Octopus Group has expanded its presence in the legal market by acquiring a majority stake in amicable, the online divorce service that markets itself as an alternative to solicitors. The post Online divorce service set for major growth after Octopus acquisition appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • SRA faces independent review of approach to Axiom Ince 6th December 2023
    The Legal Services Board is planning an unprecedented independent review of how the Solicitors Regulation Authority has handled the Axiom Ince scandal, MPs were told yesterday. The post SRA faces independent review of approach to Axiom Ince appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Solicitors’ court battle to resume after former firm owner wins appeal 6th December 2023
    The High Court has overturned a decision to dismiss a breach of contract claim by a former law firm owner against the solicitor he sold his business to after being suspended. The post Solicitors’ court battle to resume after former firm owner wins appeal appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Rookie barrister reprimanded for lying about court applications 6th December 2023
    An inexperienced barrister feared seeking the court’s approval to deduct success fees from damages in infant settlement cases but told his employers he had applied for them. The post Rookie barrister reprimanded for lying about court applications appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Law firm entitled to fire trainee who forwarded emails to private account 5th December 2023
    A law firm was entitled to summarily dismiss a trainee solicitor who forwarded client-related emails to a private email account, an employment tribunal has ruled. The post Law firm entitled to fire trainee who forwarded emails to private account appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Police inspector fired for abusive tweets aimed at feminist barrister 5th December 2023
    Dr Charlotte Proudman has welcomed the dismissal of a police inspector who sent her and other women abusive tweets – and contrasted the action with the approach of the Bar Standards Board. The post Police inspector fired for abusive tweets aimed at feminist barrister appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose

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