Bar regulator to keep evidence in the cloud

The Bar Standards Board has entered the digital age, having decided to use software which collates and stores evidence in digital form, reducing...

'No more excuses': equality watchdog lays down law on NDAs

Lawyers should not be given all the responsibility for drafting and negotiating gagging clauses, the equality watchdog has told employers in guidance issued...

Solicitor struck off in High Court after SRA wins leniency appeal

The High Court has ruled that a solicitor who received client fees into his personal account was treated too leniently by disciplinary watchdogs. In...

Solicitor who missed tribunal after surgery denied rehearing

A struck off solicitor who missed his tribunal hearing after having surgery to remove a growth in his head has been denied a...

Solicitor who missed tribunal after ear surgery denied re-hearing

A struck off solicitor who missed his tribunal hearing after having surgery to remove a growth in his head has been denied a...

Double whammy: claimant loses appeal and found fundamentally dishonest

A personal injury claimant has suffered a double blow in the High Court, losing his own appeal and being found fundamentally dishonest. Taxi driver...

Push for tougher line on witness statements

Initial proposals for the reform of witness statements are due to be considered by the senior judiciary in November, a High Court judge...

PM's new Brexit deal with EU faces challenge in Scottish court

Scotland’s highest court is to hear a fresh challenge from anti-Brexit campaigners as they seek to have Boris Johnson’s agreed deal with the...

Police arrest more than 700 in UK-wide county lines drug crackdown

More than 700 people have been arrested and more than £400,000 worth of drugs confiscated in a week of UK-wide crackdowns on county...

Lawsuits, payouts, opioids crisis: what happened to Johnson & Johnson?

For decades, consumers worldwide have named the $347bn pharmaceutical behemoth Johnson & Johnson as one of its most trusted brands. The company returned...