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Retiring as a Solicitor: What are your options?

Retiring as a Solicitor: What are your options?

Retiring as a Solicitor: What are your options?When a solicitor reaches a certain age, they will inevitably be required to make the decision to retire. In some cases, the retirement of a solicitor may mean that the firm decides to exit a specific area of law, in...

APIL and Law Society Respond to Fixed Recoverable Costs Extension

APIL and Law Society Respond to Fixed Recoverable Costs Extension

APIL and Law Society Respond to Fixed Recoverable Costs ExtensionFixed recoverable costs will be extended in England and Wales in response to the consultation on extending fixed recoverable costs in civil cases, implementing Sir Rupert Jackson's proposals. The Lord...

Fixed Costs Extension: MOJ Increased Fixed Costs Regime

Fixed Costs Extension: MOJ Increased Fixed Costs Regime

Fixed Costs Extension: MOJ Increased Fixed Costs RegimeThe recent announcement that the final piece in the Jackson reforms (2017) is being dusted off having fallen under the table since the consultation paper “Extending Fixed Recoverable Costs in Civil cases;...

Warren v DSG Retail : Data Breach Claims Set to Fall?

Warren v DSG Retail : Data Breach Claims Set to Fall?

Warren v DSG Retail : Data Breach Claims Set to Fall?  A recent High Court ruling on a claim for breach of data protection legislation may lead to an overall reduction in data breach claims. The ruling in the case of Warren v DSG Retail may hinder future...

Case Study: Volume RTA Phased Closure

Case Study: Volume RTA Phased Closure

Case Study: Volume RTA Phased ClosureWhen a volume RTA operation decided that the time had come to exit the market, the prospect of ceasing to take new work but maintaining resources to complete 12,000 cases was a challenging one. Engaging with Recovery First, the...