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Data page - April 2015

Data page - April 2015

16 April 2015

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

Richard Susskind

Pricing: getting it right

16 April 2015By Richard Burcher

Richard Susskind thinks lawyers are wrong on pricing. But firms should be encouraged to understand and tackle modern challenges on more than one front.

Pensions cartoon

Pensions of bankrupts

13 April 2015By District Judge Smith

District Judge Graeme Smith considers an uncertain aspect of bankruptcy law.

Securities and Exchange Commission

Internal investigations: inside jobs

13 April 2015By Marialuisa Taddia

Corporates face unprecedented scrutiny from regulators. Should they rely on existing counsel for internal investigations or hire independent help? 


Freedom of information: round-up

13 April 2015By Ibrahim Hasan

How recent laws and updated regulations are impacting on what local authorities must disclose.

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Lady Justice Hallett

Setting a bench mark

13 April 2015

An appropriately sophisticated approach to making the bench more representative of our society.

Chris Tarrant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Who wants to pay new court fees?

30 March 2015

Criminal court charges create an incentive to exit the process.

Family court room

Unhappy families

23 March 2015

Too often judgments in family cases look and feel arbitrary.

Empty press conference

Muzzled watchdog

16 March 2015

What could be more relevant to ‘consumers’ than the huge hike in court fees?

Welsh assembly

Missing pages on Wales

9 March 2015

Solicitors still have nowhere to go to access the law relating to Wales.

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Michael Cross

Google is the wrong target

17 April 2015By

History suggests that anti-trust action is the wrong way to promote innovation in IT. 

Sandra Paul

Undoing Magna Carta

16 April 2015By Sandra Paul

New court fees leave decisions on the burden of proof at risk of being secondary to whether defendants can afford to plead not guilty.

Jane Ching

Students providing justice?

15 April 2015By Jane Ching

Is it inappropriate for the legal system to come to depend at least in part on student work?

Rachel rothwell

Change is afoot on the bench

14 April 2015By

Lawyers with no judicial experience given a route to the High Court – a controversial but bold move.

Jonathan Goldsmith

We are not policemen

13 April 2015By

The reporting obligations imposed on lawyers are inconsistent and confused.

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