Conveyancing solicitor accused of fraud claims innocence

One of six conveyancing solicitors that have been accused of being involved in a £49 million mortgage fraud has proclaimed his innocence, claiming that he had neglected to spot the crime due to his lack of understanding and experience in conveyancing.

So-called Tesco Law competes with personal injury solicitors

Radical reforms nicknamed ‘Tesco Law’, stemming from the 2007 Legal Services Act, will soon give personal injury solicitors a run for their money when banks, grocers, and outsourcing companies can begin providing legal services to the general public from October 6.