Lord Chancellor addresses ethnic minorities shortfall

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

Landlord’s threats of legal action amounted to harassment of tenant

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd v Worthington (1) and Parkin (2) alerts landlords to the risk of their dealings with tenants amounting to unlawful harassment.  Housing Management and Litigation experts Karl Anders and Lucie Bryan explain and offer practical advice, which will be of particular interest for social housing providers […]

Cabot SPR appeal: A welcome outcome for unsecured lenders in Scotland

Walker Morris partner Rob Aberdein explains an appeal allowed by the Sheriff Appeal Court which clarifies that the “interventionist and problem-solving approach” required of sheriffs under the new Simple Procedure Rules Simple Procedure Rules (SPR) for low value claims does not extend to undefended claims.  The appeal concerned a number of test cases and will […]

Industry responds to SME access to the FOS

The FCA last week published a suite of responses it has received to a consultation paper (CP18/3) released in January this year setting out the FCA’s proposed changes to the jurisdiction of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to open the FOS complaints resolution process to small businesses (SMEs). The fourteen responses published come from a […]

Cyber security, separation and self-protection online

Social media has many benefits, enabling us to keep in touch with old and new friends alike, sharing special moments with ‘followers’, organising events or tracking exercise progress. However, there is a dark side to the web.  Every click, post or search adds to your very own digital footprint, this leaves everyone vulnerable to exploitation. […]

Romanian companies will be able to distribute dividends on a quarterly basis

The Romanian Parliament recently approved the Law on the Amendment and Completion of the Accounting Law No. 82/1991, Amendment and Completion of the Companies Law No. 31/1990 and Amendment and Completion of Law No. 1/2005, on the organisation and functioning of cooperative companies. Before entering into force, the law will have to be promulgated by […]

Recommended

Donns acts in negligence case against US military

The family of a British servicemen has sued the US military for negligence in the first ever successful case by a foreign national. The family of Lt Michael Whitley won $1.2m (£750,000) when the appeal court last week upheld an original ruling from 1996. Whitley was one of 17 members of a British rugby team […]

Financings

Senior associate Janene Waudby and partner John Taylor of Theodore Goddard acted for Keystone Software on a £1.7m placing and open offer on the alternative investment market.

1

Former Law Soc head's son struck off for theft

The son of a former Law Society president has been stuck off after being convicted of stealing £200,000 from a client. Terence David Walton Liggins – the son of the late Sir Edmund Liggins, president of the Law Society in 1975 – was sentenced at Worcester Crown Court to 30 months imprisonment for the theft. […]

Top City firm sets salary ceiling for associates

A TOP 10 City law firm is taking the unusual step of imposing an u80,000 salary ceiling on its senior associates. Nick Robbins, partner of recruitment consultants Garfield Robbins, says that salaries for the two thirds of solicitors not making partnership in City firms tend to stick around the u80,000 mark. However this is the […]

Financings

A team from US firm Latham & Watkins

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here