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Employment tribunal

Tribunal fees and access to justice

18 July 2016By Karen Baxter

The latest in the emplyment tribunal fees episode.


Family law: parental alienation

18 July 2016By Joanna Abrahams

‘Parental alienation’ is a widely recognised phenomenon in North America but we have a long way to go.

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Big data: changing the way we work

18 July 2016By Peter Hanton

Law firms will routinely tap into valuable data that is currently unstructured.

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Germany: town and company

18 July 2016By Marialuisa Taddia

Unlike the UK, Germany has several heavyweight business centres. So foreign firms hoping to crack the market need to know who they want to advise.

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Landlord and tenant disputes

11 July 2016By Suzanne Gill

A recent case from high society piqued interest.

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SRA: to catch a fake

18 July 2016

Failure to deal swiftly with suspect credentials harms the profession’s reputation.


Law treading water on race?

11 July 2016

Despite having had segregation in living memory, the US scores better on judicial appointments.


Brexit: home alone

4 July 2016

Our bumper legal export surplus is in jeopardy.


Robot revolution: justice and the role of technology

27 June 2016

Technology will continue to develop and become an increasingly useful way of fine-tuning a case before court.


Michael Gove: heading for the Brexit?

20 June 2016

Michael Gove’s brief but fruitful tenure at Petty France could soon expire.

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ABSs are no threat, so why treat them differently?

22 July 2016By

Non-lawyers must pledge to promote access to justice. That’s ridiculous.

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Would City law firms invest in a CLAF?

21 July 2016By

Could the City be persuaded to inject cash into a not-for-profit funder?

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Turkey and the rule of law

20 July 2016By

In the wake of Turkey’s failed coup, the purge of its judiciary is a deeply troubling development.

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Turkey: hope amid the turmoil

20 July 2016By Orçun Çetinkaya

The cleansing of Turkey’s judiciary may be necessary – but only after open and thorough investigation. 

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Money laundering developments

19 July 2016By

I don't want Brexit, but it might allow the UK to escape the failing EU anti-money laundering regime.

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How to: become a professional support lawyer

13 June 2016By Marialuisa Taddia

The role of professional support lawyer offers a better work-life balance and opportunities for career progression are multiplying.

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How to: prepare for apprenticeships

7 March 2016By Grania Langdon-Down

With trailblazer apprenticeships on the horizon, what do law firms and in-house teams need to consider?

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How to: progress in-house

29 February 2016By

When lawyers move in-house they must be prepared to take control of their own careers.


How to: sell a law firm

8 February 2016By Katharine Freeland

For those who are willing to spend time and resources preparing their own law firm for sale, there are opportunities out there.

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How to: become a QC

25 January 2016By Katharine Freeland

Taking silk has real value for solicitor-advocates. But are the cards stacked against them?


How to: make hot-desking work

11 January 2016By

What if you left for work not knowing where you would be sitting that day? We looks at the pros and cons of hot-desking.

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