We are delighted to announce our Managing Director, Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, has been appointed House of Lords Commissioner for Standards.Continue reading
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The latest round of redundancy news stories to hit the legal sector media are mirrored by a sharp rise in the number of solicitors considering moving away from traditional firms and towards ‘virtual’ firms (www.scomo.com), where consultants manage their own time and clients, and where they retain a hefty 70% of all their billed fees. Whatever the size of the firm, the redundancy rounds hit hard. Some of the firms considering redundancies are almost household names, such as Slater & Gordon, but most slip under the radar. The effect on fee earners is the same: it’s a time to re-assess one’s career values and direction.
Scott-Moncrieff solicitor Terence Channer has successfully acted for Sabbir Malik in a high profile case against the Metropolitan Police, in which Mr Malik has received £18,500 damages for wrongful arrest.
Prominent human rights and mental health lawyer Lucy Scott-Moncrieff CBE, who founded Scott-Moncrieff and Associates, has been honoured by the students of London South Bank University at their recent 'Inspired by Law' event.