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More work for media lawyers?

24 April 2015By Dominic Crossley

Media law policy wins few votes, but lawyers should take note of party manifesto pledges - especially those of the Lib Dems.

US Department of Justice

US charges and arrest of UK trader

22 April 2015By Christopher David

The high-profile arrest of a UK futures trader throws a spotlight on the severe sentences available to the US justice department.

Laura Devine

Immigration: political football

20 April 2015By Laura Devine

What are the main political parties’ pledges on immigration if they are elected in May?


Online dispute resolution: answers?

20 April 2015By Christopher Hodges

The CJC proposal for HM Online Court – right technology, wrong architecture?

Legal Ombudsman

Doing more for less

20 April 2015By Kathryn King

Data, development and dispute resolution – the LeO offers more than just a complaints-handling service.

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London skyline

Exporting arbitration

20 April 2015

London could be surprisingly vulnerable to upstart rivals.

Lady Justice Hallett

Setting a bench mark

13 April 2015

An appropriately sophisticated approach to making the bench more representative of our society.

Chris Tarrant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Who wants to pay new court fees?

30 March 2015

Criminal court charges create an incentive to exit the process.

Family court room

Unhappy families

23 March 2015

Too often judgments in family cases look and feel arbitrary.

Empty press conference

Muzzled watchdog

16 March 2015

What could be more relevant to ‘consumers’ than the huge hike in court fees?

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Kate Mackintosh

Supporting witnesses in The Hague

24 April 2015By

Victims appearing before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia can get help from the tribunal’s witness support section.

Eduardo Reyes

Wot no Magna Carta? Shakespeare’s King John

23 April 2015By

Shakespeare’s King John doesn’t feature Magna Carta – but the play’s drama revolves around justice, legitimacy, arbitration and mediation.

Michael Cross

A solicitor at Gallipoli

23 April 2015By

The Gazette is fortunate to have a lawyer’s first-hand account of serving in the Great War’s most controversial campaign. 


The solicitor brand is still irresistible

22 April 2015By

The profession is at a crossroads – but talented young people still want to join the party.

Sue Bramall

Valuing contact data

22 April 2015By Sue Bramall

Do law firms value contact data enough?

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