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Data page – September 2014

18 September 2014

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

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Private prosecutions

15 September 2014By William Boyce QC, Rachna Gokani

Considering the ‘growth industry’ of private prosecutions and their role in safeguarding justice.

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Pre-action disclosure

15 September 2014By Simon Allen

The test to be applied in an application for pre-action disclosure.

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Philippines: the sun returning

15 September 2014By Katharine Freeland

Law firms are capitalising on an optimistic outlook for the Philippines economy, but the ‘bright star’ of south-east Asia is prone to instability.

Michael Gove

Citizenship education versus ‘British values’

9 September 2014By Andy Thornton

Demands on schools to promote British values could damage the ability of young people to understand a multi-cultural democracy.

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Yes/No campaigns in Scotland

Scotland: breaking new ground

15 September 2014

Independence or further devolution would have legal consequences for England and Wales.

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Cornwall's candour bodes ill

8 September 2014

Cuts will compromise council’s ‘capacity and resilience’.

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Untold stories of lawyers

1 September 2014

The plight of harassed lawyers seems to be growing worse.

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The 1914-18 war

4 August 2014

Solicitors’ active service shaped views they took back into practice.

Houses of Parliament

Legal aid at 65

28 July 2014

Only the public can move access to justice up the political agenda.

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Managing lawyers

18 September 2014By Rachel Stow

Solicitors aren’t trained how to manage people. But common sense and pragmatism can help send the right message from senior lawyers.

Michael Cross

Silly money and sensible planning

17 September 2014By

Planning reforms are essential to fixing the housing crisis. The question is which reforms.  

Paul rogerson

‘Should we kill all the lawyers?’

15 September 2014By

Rod Liddle hates lawyers. But the media controversialist’s claim that we live in a ‘juristocracy’ is well over the top.

Jonathan Goldsmith

European Lawyers Day

15 September 2014By

The first event of its kind aims to celebrate the rule of law and promote lawyers’ common values.

Joshua Rozenberg

Important changes in law

15 September 2014By Joshua Rozenberg

What were the most important legal developments of the past 30 years?

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