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Lexcel Client Care Toolkit (3rd edition)

25 April 2016

The third edition of this toolkit has been comprehensively revised and updated.

BOOK REVIEW: IP guidance for the digital entrepreneur

25 April 2016

The gist of the dangers is amply demonstrated to any uninformed IP entrepreneur.

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TV REVIEW: Undercover

8 April 2016By Nicholas Goodman

This BBC drama featuring Sophie Okonedo as an emotionally invested barrister will grip you.

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BOOK REVIEW: The Law of EU Public Procurement (second edition)

4 April 2016By Andrew Millross

The book could have been more up-to-date in some respects but it does have its uses.

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BOOK REVIEW: Something is Rotten in Fettig

4 April 2016By Nicholas Goodman

Court exchanges in this satire with a bizarre cast are a delight.

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BOOK REVIEWS: SRA Handbook and SDT law

4 April 2016By David Pickup

The latest handbook is clear and concise, while the first book on the disciplinary tribunal is well-written.

BOOK REVIEW: Civil and Jewish Divorce: A Guide

4 April 2016By Sarah Anticoni

This 130-page guide addresses the plight of the ‘average ultra-orthodox Jewish client’.

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BOOK REVIEW: Lawyers and Mediators – the Brave New World of Services for Separating Families

21 March 2016By Mark Paulson

An acerbic stocktake of recent changes in public policy.

BOOK REVIEW: Lexcel People Management Toolkit

21 March 2016By Tony Roe

Even if you are not interested in obtaining the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark, guides like this are invaluable.

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BOOK REVIEW: Love Lose Live: Divorce is a Rollercoaster

14 March 2016By Caitlin Jenkins

The thinking, actions and reasoning of the family’s children are conveyed with some consideration.

BOOK REVIEW: Disciplinary and Regulatory Proceedings (eighth edition)

14 March 2016By Andrew Hopper QC

Unlike its predecessor, this edition has been designed with the practitioner in mind.

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BOOK REVIEW: Extradition Law: a practitioner’s guide (2nd edition)

7 March 2016By Benjamin Seifert

The most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to a tortuous area of law.

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BOOK REVIEW: Go Set a Watchman

7 March 2016By Nicholas Dent

To mark the passing of Harper Lee, we take a look at her long-awaited second novel.

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BOOK REVIEW: How to Represent Yourself in the Family Court

7 March 2016

Particularly helpful were the comprehensive tips on how to succeed in the family court.

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BOOK REVIEW: The Acid Bath Murders – The Trials and Liquidations of John George Haigh

29 February 2016By Nicholas Goodman

This stomach-churning history of a serial killer is driven by considerable narrative force.

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BOOK REVIEW: Justice Denied

29 February 2016By Roger Smith

A readable account of nigh-on 70 miscarriage cases, even if the format encourages omissions.

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BOOK REVIEW: The Brief

29 February 2016By Nicholas Goodman

Simon Michael’s taut thriller is woven around legal London.

BOOK REVIEW: Disabled Children: A Legal Handbook (second edition)

29 February 2016By Catriona Moore

More than just a legal handbook. It made me realise I’m not alone.

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BOOK REVIEW: Martin Dash

29 February 2016By Nicholas Goodman

This novel about anhedonia-inflicted lawyer Dash - a man complete with Duran Duran-style looks - fades towards the end.

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BOOK REVIEW: The Law of Legal Services

22 February 2016By John Schorah

An extensive, accessible account of the legal risks faced by lawyers in all branches of the profession.

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