Archive for June, 2011

Why Does Solicitors from Hell Exist?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 19:21

(thanks to John Bolch of Family Lore) There are 45 comments on the state of Rick Kordowski and his website Solicitors from Hell on a page detailing a judge’s latest suggestion about what should happen to Kordowski. It seems the judge suggested that the Law Society and the Bar Council should consider taking action against […]

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Proof It’s Time to Teach Ethics–Part Deux

Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 20:06

(thanks to New Yorker)

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Proof It’s Time to Teach Legal Ethics in the UK…

Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 14:36

  City law firms are ticked off because government legal procurement doesn’t seem to be going their way. Legal Week reported on government’s reliance on one or two firms for its banking crisis work, well, mostly one–Slaughter & May. During the Northern Rock crisis it billed government £20 million in fees. The latest beneficiary is […]

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You Might Not Have Been Aware the World Was Ending….

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 14:16

  According to the New York Times law firms are upping sticks and hiking across the invisible boundary line that divides civilization from the savages. They’re moving from the East Side of NYC across Fifth Avenue to the West Side! It would be like London law firms moving from the City to Dalston, Hackney, where […]

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Accountants Really, Really Want Privilege…

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 11:04

(Thanks to Colin and Accountancy Age) The accountants are desperate to have some form of accountant-client privilege and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales have applied to be intervenors in the Prudential case before the Supreme Court. The Law Society has already been given permission to intervene. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

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