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£3,000 professional misconduct fine for Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

No dishonesty, but disregard for rules in trust fund breaches

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Revenue up 13%, and profit more than 14%, in year to 31 May

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Taking on all comers

Self-confessed market disruptor; self-styled humaniser of law firm management. We meet Glen Gilson, the entrepreneurial lawyer out to give the profession what he believes is a much needed shakeup

Crowdfunding: changing the legal landscape

Crowdfunding is an increasingly popular way for people to support causes which matter to them, and has become a critical tool enabling people to access the legal system. How does it work?

Salaried but not employed

This article, discussing the case of Morrison v Aberdein Considine on whether a salaried partner in a legal firm was an employee with rights as such, was previously published online at the link below

Interviews and the minimum criminal age

Raising the age of criminal responsibility is straightforward in itself – but what about police interviews with young people? The author has some concerns about the provisions in the new bill

Data breaches and the damage test

A class action against Google alleging a data protection breach affecting millions of iPhone users has failed for want of allegations of actual loss or damage

Steering away from breakdowns

Introducing the Lawscot Wellbeing steering group, which aims to encourage more openness around mental health issues with the ultimate goal of achieving culture change in the solicitors’ profession

IT: the great leveller

In association with Thomson Reuters: how medium-sized law firms can use legal tech to compete with the big industry players

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