Struck-off solicitor funded ‘lavish’ lifestyle with stolen £624k

The Law Gazette A Cheshire solicitor convicted of multiple counts of fraud has been barred from the profession by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. Andrew John Taylor, who practised from his firm in Cheadle, misappropriated £624,000 through payments and transfers from the firm’s client account for his own personal use. Taylor’s victims had been clients vulnerable…

Overpopulated prisons resulting in high levels of violence and extremely poor living conditions

The Independent The dire situation at privately run HMP Doncaster should force Mr Gove to tackle over-population in UK jails Britain locks up the most people in Western Europe Getty Images The early stages of Michael Gove’s career as Justice Secretary have involved tearing down the work of his predecessor, Chris Grayling. Mr Grayling considered…