Guest post: Legal lobby turf wars – what is the Law Society doing for you?

Guest post: Legal lobby turf wars – what is the Law Society doing for you?

It is not a massive exaggeration to say that the Law Society will be fighting for its existence in the months to come. The government’s intention to make the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) entirely independent from the society will inevitably raise the question of whether what will then be purely a representative body should still …

Guest post: Why the fuss over Quindell and Slater & Gordon?

Guest post: Why the fuss over Quindell and Slater & Gordon?

OK, the headline is clickbait – kind of. There does, of course, need to be an investigation into Quindell’s financial ‘restatements’, which it admitted earlier this month meant that the 2013 profit after tax of £83m should have been a loss of £68m, and net assets at 31 December 2013 should have been £446m, rather …