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Claire Wood

Regulation of surrogacy

21 October 2014By Claire Wood

Recent cases prove that universal laws are needed to provide clarity and help secure the welfare of surrogate babies.

Adam Sampson

Volunteering for regulation

20 October 2014By Adam Sampson

Should we open our doors to unregulated providers via a voluntary scheme?

Houses of Parliament

Truth and injustice

20 October 2014By Kerry Underwood

New legislation introduces important changes relating to dishonesty in PI claims.

Andrew Edis QC

PI: calculating disadvantage

20 October 2014By Simon Allen

Assessment of loss for the future earning capacity of those suffering residual disability through injury has always been unsatisfactory.


Grim RIPA takes scythe to confidentiality

20 October 2014By Gillian Phillips

The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act poses a real threat to legal professional privilege.

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Old Bailey

Is the ‘rule of law’ oversold?

20 October 2014

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


Americans on the march

13 October 2014

M&A tables give our largest firms cause to reflect on their position in the global market.


Counting on legal services

6 October 2014

In terms of resource, the big accountants dwarf our largest firms.


Don’t milk the cash cow

29 September 2014

London needs to safeguard its status as the leading centre for international legal services.


Keeping it simple on CPD

22 September 2014

Some fear that one bureaucracy will be displaced by another.

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Jonathan Goldsmith

A new EU term begins

20 October 2014By

After the protracted handover of European commissions, there is much to keep lawyers occupied.

Joshua Rozenberg

Sitting in judgement

20 October 2014By Joshua Rozenberg

The chairman of new press regulator Ipso will be rated on his ability to determine the public interest.

Mark Castle

Giving victims a fair hearing

20 October 2014

The Rotherham grooming scandal bolsters the case for more witness support, says Mark Castle.

Sue Bramall

The will to compete

17 October 2014By Sue Bramall

Lawyers’ anger over accountants moving into probate work must be countered by a desire to fight the competition.


Grayling doesn’t need to be a lawyer

17 October 2014By

Whether or not he has the right credentials, Grayling’s education shouldn’t preclude him from lord chancellor role.

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