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Data Page November 2014

Data page – November 2014

20 November 2014

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

Simon Hughes

LiPs: a radical solution

18 November 2014By Francesca Kaye

An inquisitorial approach could be adopted in small claims, improving the speed and efficiency of these cases, as more litigants in person come to court.

Mr Justice Ramsey

Civil procedure: conduct and costs

17 November 2014By Masood Ahmed

The significance of alternative dispute resolution and offers to settle under Civil Procedure Rule 44.2.

An oil and gas exploration site in Kurdistan

Third-party funding and Excalibur

17 November 2014By Robert Kay

Has Excalibur put third-party funding to the sword?

In-house roundtable

Roundtable: in-house

17 November 2014By Grania Langdon-Down

While in-house teams are growing stronger, uppermost in lawyers’ minds are ways to control costs and broaden skill-sets.

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London City

Gainfully employed

17 November 2014

In-house lawyers are adept at managing structural change.

Elisabeth Davies

Friends in high places

10 November 2014

If you can’t afford a lawyer, you must accept a lesser duty of care.


There is no substitute for legal welfare

3 November 2014

Pro bono cannot replace legal aid.

US Department of Justice

Getting tough on bribery

27 October 2014

The US sees honest conduct as ‘pro-business’.

Old Bailey

Is the ‘rule of law’ oversold?

20 October 2014

Are we not wrong to conflate compliance with high ethical standards?

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Jonathan Goldsmith

Two European cases of interest

21 November 2014By

Spain was unhappy that all future unitary patents must be submitted only in languages allowed by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Paul rogerson

Number-crunchers nail ‘fat-cat lawyer’ myth

19 November 2014By

What does a ‘typical’ solicitor earn? Less than politicians with an axe to grind would have you believe.

Michael Cross

Wrong time to put justice above politics

19 November 2014By

Two distinguished legal commentators call for a royal commission on the penal system. That’s unlikely to happen.

Patrick Allen

Innovation – taking colleagues with you

18 November 2014By Patrick Allen

How do you keep the lifeblood of our profession engaged when you are constantly asking them to challenge the way they have done things for many years?

Monidipa Fouzder

Fair’s fair at the London Law Fair

17 November 2014By

Next week's event aims to ensure talented students are not thwarted by 'elitist' recruitment practices. 

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