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Accountants get green light for full legal services offering

26 June 2017By 15 comments

Two applications from Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales recommended for approval by oversight regulator.

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2 June 2017

32-month prison sentence appealed: Joseph Smith was jailed in February for causing death by dangerous driving.

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Roundtable: Professional indemnity insurance

Solicitors’ mandatory indemnity insurance has never been more competitive, nor the claims environment more benign. So why are solicitors and brokers still losing sleep over PII? Eduardo Reyes reports from the latest Gazette roundtable discussion.

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    Arbitration: Centre ground

    26 June 2017By Marialuisa Taddia

    Arbitration has never been bigger business, but the ‘traditional’ centres face stiff competition. Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    Slave to the algorithm

    26 June 2017By Joanna Goodman

    What we learnt about AI in law during London Technology Week.

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    Claims against unnamed defendants

    26 June 2017By Masood Ahmed

    Naming of parties still a necessary step in any claim application.

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Divorce

19 June 2017

In Sharp v Sharp, the Court of Appeal held that held that the wife was correct to contend that the combination of potentially relevant factors was sufficient to justify a departure from the equal sharing principle.

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