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Andrew Mitchell

The end of the Mitchell story?

24 April 2014By Alexander May

Solicitors were pessimistic following the Mitchell judgment but the judiciary’s stance in some cases proves justice is still on offer.

Catax Solutions Ltd

Data page – April 2014

22 April 2014

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

Andrew Castle

Building a brand

14 April 2014By Chris Rodgers

Law firms must build a solid brand. But it shouldn’t be too gimmicky or over-familiar, writes Chris Rodgers.


Landlord’s rights on tenant insolvency

14 April 2014By Vernon Dennis

Those facing non-payment of rent from a tenant have a number of options.

Books in library

How To: write a law book

14 April 2014By

How easy is it to gain the kudos that accrues from writing a law book?

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Christina Blacklaws

Co-op: our mutual problems

14 April 2014

No lawyers win from perceived trouble at the Co-Op.

Shailesh Vara

Civil courts: more means less

7 April 2014

Is this about cost or small-state ideology?

Vladimir Putin

Russia: self-inflicted wound

31 March 2014

Russia was becoming a jurisdiction where private agreements could be relied upon.

George Osborne

Limited appeal

24 March 2014

LLP numbers have been creeping up.

Khawar Qureshi QC

Commercial Court falls short

17 March 2014

London’s ‘Rolls-Royce’ Commercial Court is in need of a service.

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Eduardo Reyes

Flexible working – confidence in your competence

24 April 2014By

Once your colleagues have confidence in your judgement - and not just your availability - flexibility could be easier to attain.

Michael Cross

Conveyancing and the great address mess

23 April 2014By

It makes economic sense for address records to be made freely available as a single national resource.

Jonathan Goldsmith

PII – a flawed framework

18 April 2014By

Problems in the cross-border insurance market will continue as long as member states’ legal systems differ.


How can Co-op recover from this?

17 April 2014By

Losses are disastrous for the ABS pioneer, which is now hamstrung by a toxic brand.

Murray Heining

Costs management is here to stay

17 April 2014By Murray Heining

The removal of the £2m-plus cases costs management exemption will ultimately lead to clarity for both solicitors and clients.

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