• You are here:Home
  • Analysis


The latest features, comment and analysis from the Gazette


Monkey ‘selfie’ row

20 August 2014By Katie Edwards

How would a UK court respond to a dispute between a photographer and Wikipedia over who owns copyright to an image of a monkey?


Lessons of successful business partnering

18 August 2014By Rachel Stow, Dickon Tysoe

Rachel Stow and Dickon Tysoe reflect on the requirements for successful business partnering.


Turning up the heat against insider dealing

15 August 2014By Anna Rothwell

New offences are proposed for the market abuse of the wholesale gas and electricity markets.

Alan Bacon

The new personal injury industry

13 August 2014By Alan Bacon

Volume ‘factory’ approach will undermine lawyers’ reputation.

Max Hastings

Remove juries from fraud trials? Bad idea

5 August 2014By Jonathan Grimes

letProposals to hold all complex trials before specialist judges miss the point.

More features

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.


Wonga: letters of the law

7 July 2014

The token compensation Wonga must pay is wholly inadequate.

More leader

Ed Foster

Managing the conveyancer shortfall

20 August 2014By Ed Foster

One legacy of the recession is that there is a shortage of trained conveyancers now times are improving.

Michael Cross

Arbitration should not be a cloak

19 August 2014By

Settling the e-borders fiasco in private has a cost beyond the £224m awarded to a contractor. 

Rachel rothwell

Commercial lawyers: new target for claims

18 August 2014By

Commercial lawyers who failed to give proper advice on funding and ATE are likely to be the next target for claims.

Jonathan Goldsmith

A course in US history

15 August 2014By

Solid rock of US constitution stands in the way of EU-US free trade talks.

Catherine Baksi

​Is depression the last taboo for law firms?

14 August 2014By

Lawyers suffering from depression often don’t want to talk about it. But the profession needs to do more. 

All Comment and opinion

Sign up for email news alerts

Daily Update. Keep abreast of the latest developments that affect the profession

Browse over 3,800 law jobs Get jobs by email
Legal Services Directory


Browse the magazine

Current Issue

The Gazette offers you up-to-the-minute national and international news, opinion, features, in-depth articles plus a jobs and appointments section.

Please click the link below for a digital edition