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UK: Part-time immigration judge convicted of £1.8m legal aid scam

Part-time immigration judge Rasib Ghaffar, 45; together with legal clerk Gazi Khan, 55; solicitor ad...

UK: Unregistered barrister reprimanded over overseas conviction for possession of Indian Hemp

Allan Zalimba Joel Ntata, called to the Bar in March 2004, was convicted before the First Grade Magi...

Hungary’s president resigns over a pardon to a man convicted in a child sexual abuse case

Her decision came after more than a week of public outrage after it was revealed that she issued a p...

University of Essex graduate awarded for overturning death sentence

Kola Alapinni said he defied the threat of mob violence when he provided pro bono legal defence in a...

UK: Solicitor jailed for stealing £84,000 from elderly clients

Alison Haley Griffiths, 55, pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud by abuse of position and was sente...

UK solicitor who borrowed £630,000 from clients is struck off lawyers roll

Jack Grunhut was found to have backdated an application for stamp duty land tax relief, took out loa...

UK: Judge’s online stalker sentenced to eight years in prison

Javed Sheikh, 43, was convicted of aggravated stalking following a two-week trial at Bristol Crown C...

London magistrate guilty after 'out of control' dog involved in dangerous attack

The attack left another dog dead and its owner injured...

UK: DJ jailed for urinating on cancer patient

The court heard Brookfield had filmed himself urinating on a man at a social club, before posting th...

AI will make scam emails look genuine, says UK cybersecurity agency

The agency says generative AI tools will soon allow amateur cybercriminals to launch sophisticated p...

Italy: Man banned from stadium for five years for racially abusing AC Milan goalkeeper

The man is said to be a known criminal in the province of Udine, and police are looking at CCTV and ...

Arbitrator jail sentence and ban raises questions in ‘highly unusual’ case

Stampa was found guilty of contempt for his role as arbitrator in an international contract dispute ...

New Zealand MP resigns following shoplifting allegations

Golriz Ghahraman, of the Green Party, is alleged to have stolen three times from two clothing stores...

UK: Former solicitor jailed for defrauding clients of £1.7m ordered to pay back £3,000

The now struck-off solicitor, admitted in 2004, pleaded guilty to seven charges of fraud last year a...

UK Barrister ordered to pay over £155,000 after discriminatory treatment worsened assistant’s mental health

An employment court said the claimant, referred to as C, had a reoccurrence of symptoms as a result ...

What is South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at the ICJ?

South Africa alleges Israel is committing genocide against the Palestinians, in the wake of Hamas's ...

Swiss court rejects bid to drop Gambian ex-minister's trial

Ousman Sonko denies the accusations, which are said to have happened under the repressive regime of ...

UK: Magistrate removed from office after withholding ‘important information’

Sabrina Malik, of the Southern Derbyshire Local Justice area, told a fellow magistrate she had not d...

Country singer drops $250k lawsuit against fan who sold merchandise - and sends her money instead

A Florida woman made $360 selling tumblers with the country singer's face on them - then found out s...

First Cardinal prosecuted in Vatican’s Criminal Court convicted of embezzlement

Highest-ranking church official ever to stand trial before Vatican criminal court sentenced to five ...

Women make up 37% of law firm partners in the UK

The figure, from the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority’s biennial collection of diversity data, is ...

Vladimir Putin's main political opponent Alexei Navalny 'missing' after removal from Russian prison colony

The 47-year-old had been due in court on Monday via videolink but failed to appear. It comes just da...

Prince Harry ordered to pay Mail on Sunday nearly £50,000 after losing attempt to strike out part of paper's defence in libel case

The Duke of Sussex, who is suing Associated Newspapers over an article written about his fight with ...

UK: Litigant unwittingly put fake cases generated by AI before tribunal

Tax tribunal judge Anne Redston accepted that Felicity Harber had not know they were the product of ...

UK Immigration Minister quits as Sunak unveils new Rwanda Asylum Bill

The government’s ill-fated plan to send some asylum seekers awaiting decisions on their claims to th...