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Why mid-tier firms must take the long view on costs

1 September 2014By Stu Gooderham

How making business changes with client interests at the forefront can deliver long-term gains.

Mary Ward centre

Law centres: Picking up the pieces

1 September 2014By

Dealt a huge blow by cuts in funding, law centres are reinventing themselves to survive


New deal for FDR?

1 September 2014

Graeme Smith considers how financial dispute resolution could apply to chancery cases

Ian McEwan

Secular sense of justice

1 September 2014By

Acclaimed novelist Ian McEwan speaks to the Gazette about his new book.

Data page – August 2014

27 August 2014

The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

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Untold stories of lawyers

1 September 2014

The plight of harassed lawyers seems to be growing worse.

WW1 signpost

The 1914-18 war

4 August 2014

Solicitors’ active service shaped views they took back into practice.

Houses of Parliament

Legal aid at 65

28 July 2014

Only the public can move access to justice up the political agenda.

Kenneth Clarke

HRA: thinking the ‘unthinkable’

21 July 2014

Reshuffle reveals level of scheming against human rights.


Brand at a premium

14 July 2014

With PII, it is in no one’s interest to go shopping as the prices and goods are changed.

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Catherine Baksi

​Exceptional funding – the emperor’s new clothes

2 September 2014By

With funding granted in only 4% of the 1,789 applications, and in only 12 family cases, the government cannot simply insist that the scheme is working.

Sue Nash

Dose of realism needed on hourly rates

1 September 2014By Sue Nash

The arguments about hourly rates must be speedily resolved, with realism applied by both paying and receiving parties.

Joshua Rozenberg

Why Inns of court may become a force to be reckoned with

1 September 2014By Joshua Rozenberg

Solicitors need to keep a close eye on the Inns of Court.


The cost of speaking out

1 September 2014By Simon Steeden

Is heated political rhetoric damaging campaigning charities?

Jonathan Goldsmith

Back to the future

29 August 2014

As the geopolitical environment in which they work bears witness to a ghastly regression, our international colleagues are trying to navigate a way forward.

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