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David Pickup

Tinker, tailor, soldier... solicitor

Students can benefit from a carefully planned career path. But what advice is given to them about their studies?

Patrick Allen

Innovation – taking colleagues with you

How do you keep the lifeblood of our profession engaged when you are constantly asking them to challenge the way they have done things for many years?

Patrick Allen

Technology innovation – not alien

Lawyers often view advances as a threat to some imagined creative utopia. But they should embrace IT to survive.

Patrick Allen

Reinvent yourselves to maintain justice

Two years of reforms have created a perfect storm. Take advantage of it.

Sue Bramall

Sticking to it

New initiatives that do not produce instant results are dismissed by lawyers. More patience and persistence are required.


Building time

It’s time property lawyers played their part in the big debates that will shape our built environment.

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