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Lesley Landsberg

Solicitor sets unbundling precedent

23 November 2015By

Landsberg won a legal battle against a client who sued her for negligence over advice during divorce proceedings.

Munir Majid

Defining dishonesty: Personal injury

23 November 2015

Is ‘fundamental dishonesty’ the new battleground in industrial disease cases?

Nicholas Dobson

Challenges to ‘austerity’ cuts

23 November 2015By Dr Nicholas Dobson

Lincolnshire County Council has recently undergone two legal challenges to its proposals for redesigning its library service in the light of ‘increasing budgetary constraints’.

Jackson LJ

Donatio mortis causa

23 November 2015By Lesley King

King v Chiltern Dog Rescue and Redwings Horse Sanctuary [2015] EWCA Civ 581

Microsoft, London

Legal technology: Riding the evolutionary wave

23 November 2015By Joanna Goodman

Legal IT is changing, with new offerings from tech giants and continuing consolidation among vendors

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Lesley Landsberg

Bundle of contradictions?

23 November 2015

A contrary decision would have dealt the concept of unbundling a grievous blow.


The third degree

16 November 2015

Litigation funders must ward off powerful critics.


Wise counsel pick and mix

9 November 2015

Ambitious global firms need to listen more closely to their clients.


Free legal advice

2 November 2015

Pro bono work is now more essential than ever as a result of legal aid cuts.

Mrs justice may

Rising up the gender agenda

26 October 2015

There is increasing pressure for action to improve diversity on the bench.

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Rachel rothwell

Dangers of out-of-touch law

25 November 2015By

Judges should heed LCJ's warning that law may ‘ossify’ if arbitration replaces the courts.


ABS failures show law is no easy ride

23 November 2015By

Pioneers thought they had a game-changer, but this profession is a tough nut to crack.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Greetings from a failed state

23 November 2015By

As I cower in my house, now is a good time to talk about the balance between liberty and security. 

Joshua Rozenberg

Violations of the mind

23 November 2015By Joshua Rozenberg

The family courts are making creative use of their powers to combat radicalisation, but these are limited.

Elly proudlock use

Watchdog’s waiting game

23 November 2015By Elly Proudlock

Can the Competition and Markets Authority fulfil the ambitions of its new enforcement chief?

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How to: give to charity

16 November 2015By

Your law firm is keen to do its bit for the community by donating to charity. Admirable – but there’s quite a lot to consider.


How to: return to the profession

9 November 2015By

How do you revive your legal career after taking a lengthy break? A returner course could point you in the right direction.

Ls pqe

How to: progress 4-6 years’ PQE

26 October 2015By

An economy in the doldrums shaped the early careers of today’s associates – but they are now in an enviable position as law firms compete for talent.

How to crisis

How to: plan for a crisis

5 October 2015By

Law firms should involve all staff in preparing for disaster recovery.

How to: use Twitter

How to: use Twitter

3 August 2015By

When lawyers and PR specialists talk about social media strategy, increasingly they mean Twitter

How to retire

How to: plan for retirement

20 July 2015By

Solicitors should prepare for retirement as they prepared for their careers.

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