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ABS bought out of administration to save 215 jobs

24 January 2017By 6 comments

National firm DWF announces acquisition of Triton Global.

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Tobacco companies take packaging fight to appeal court

19 December 2016

The Court of Appeal rules after a High Court judgment upheld the government’s decision to force tobacco companies to use plain, standardised packaging for all their products. Watch the broadcast, in association with Sky News.

  • My legal life: Nicholas Robertson

  • Record extradition battle reaches Europe

  • My legal life: Nick McDonald


Roundtable: Brexit

The latest Gazette roundtable considered varying scenarios for the profession attendant upon leaving the EU.

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  • Dataprotectioneu

    EU data protection compliance

    23 January 2017By Ibrahim Hasan

    The General Data Protection Regulation is here to stay: well beyond the date of Brexit. What do you need to know?

  • Bradford magistrates

    Junior lawyers: my first day in court

    23 January 2017By Marilyn Stowe

    A baptism of fire in Bradford taught me some valuable lessons.

  • Rbs

    Financial regulation: City police

    23 January 2017By Elle McDonald

    Four years on, the financial services watchdog has yet to convince lawyers representing victims of alleged wrongdoing that it is living up to its rhetoric.



29 November 2016

The Supreme Court gave guidance on appeals relating to deportation of foreign criminals which were based on article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and held that the policies adopted by the secretary of state and given effect by the Immigration Rules were a relevant and important consideration.

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BOOK REVIEW: COLPs Toolkit (2nd edition)

23 January 2017By David Pickup

This book is a toolkit complete with draft policies, checklists and procedures, all on a CD.

BOOK REVIEW: Times Change – Before the Children Act

23 January 2017By Tom Garbett

At times this procedure-heavy novel reads like a law school case study.

BOOK REVIEW: Profitability and law firm management (2nd edition)

9 January 2017By David Pickup

Managing partners need to read this book, which can be dipped into or read at length.

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