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Jane Jarman

Why is Outcome 7.6 frightening lawyers?

3 July 2015

Learning and development: Evidence based education for lawyers

Sweet video

R v Joshua Mark Sweet: video

30 June 2015

The attorney general appeals the three-year community order handed to Joshua Sweet for sexual assault. Watch the broadcast of court, in association with Sky News.

Mr Justice Coulson

Late amendments and scope of judges

29 June 2015By Masood Ahmed

A recent Court of Appeal judgment illustrates how the circumstances of the particular case will determine if an adverse costs order is made.


Seeking out novel treatments

29 June 2015By Suzanne Trask

Lawyers need to be aware of medical advances that could benefit their clients.

Building trust

How to: help clients build trust

29 June 2015By

Big companies are struggling to retain the trust of those they depend on, which is destroying value in tangible ways. Should they be listening to their lawyers?

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London City

Unjust obligations on lawyers

29 June 2015

How could singular City skillsets meet the demands of poorer people?

Sheryl sandberg

Setting a bench mark

22 June 2015

Solicitors have the opportunity to shadow judges and observe their skills.


Lawyers rerouted

15 June 2015

A system that focuses almost exclusively on the point of professional entry is skewed.

London Stock Exchange

Gateley: the first to market

8 June 2015

Ten years on from Clementi, a law firm floats.

Financial Conduct Authority

Financial fair play?

18 May 2015

It seems reasonable to expect bankers to meet the same regulatory standard as solicitors.

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Rachel rothwell

A portal for clin neg?

3 July 2015By

Fixed fees in clinical negligence would need to be within a tight process.

Elly Proudlock

Corporate criminal liability

2 July 2015By Elly Proudlock

Should the corporate bribery offence be extended to other acts of financial crime?


Savings on clin neg claims come at a greater cost

30 June 2015By

The government has moved quickly to sway opinion on NHS costs. The fightback must begin immediately.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Playing politics over Europe

29 June 2015By

‘Better regulation’ may be a clever political ploy, but is it good for Europe?

Samantha Broadley

Cases worth fighting for

29 June 2015By Samantha Broadley

Legal aid cuts have made worthy causes financially worthless for lawyers.

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