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RTA victims injured abroad

26 September 2016By Malcolm Johnson

Claiming damages from the Motor Insurers’ Bureau following an accident abroad.


Wales: devolving tax

26 September 2016By Mark Drakeford

Solicitors will play a key role as Wales moves closer to the operation of devolved taxes.


Washington DC: capitol market

26 September 2016By Marialuisa Taddia

Washington DC is the ‘centre of the universe’ for regulatory work, which multiplied in the wake of the financial crisis.

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Education and training: take solicitors’ word for it

26 September 2016By

As ‘continuing competence’ becomes the mandatory professional development mantra, can the SRA just accept a solicitor’s pledge that they have put in the necessary work?


A tale of two decisions: Olympic and Paralympic

19 September 2016By Dan Hyde

Why were some Russian Olympians allowed to compete in Rio but all of its Paralympians excluded?

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Taking the law for granted

26 September 2016

IBA report is a wakeup call for solicitors.

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One size does not fit all

19 September 2016

The big four’s successful business model relies on the cross-selling of products.


Solicitors going it alone

12 September 2016

Each new firm shows a willingness to step out of a comfort zone.

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ABSs: open to failure?

5 September 2016

In the legal sector, there has not been a great flowering of alternative business structures.

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Brexit: we must remain the global legal leader

30 September 2016By Catherine Dixon

The Law Society is working to ensure that England and Wales remains the go-to jurisdiction post-Brexit.

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An unexpected boost for claimants

29 September 2016By

A court ruling will prove a boon to third-party funders.

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Bake Off: what’s to stop the BBC reinventing the show?

28 September 2016By Mark Anderson

TV production companies try to accrue a mass of IP protections to fend off competition.


Labour finally doing itself justice

28 September 2016By

It probably won’t win the public over, but Labour is openly wooing the legal profession.

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Grammar police heading to the bar

27 September 2016By

Will commas and full stops give the bar and clients nightmares?

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How to: set up a law firm

12 September 2016By

Establishing a new firm is a daunting prospect but help is at hand.

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How to: do an MBA

5 September 2016By Grania Langdon-Down

With management skills seen as increasingly important for ambitious lawyers.


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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