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'Major service degradation': criminal justice email system goes down

18 January 2019By 10 comments

IT fix will involve temporarily deleting practitioners' inboxes, which will take up to two weeks to restore.

Law Society round table - 15 Oct 2018

A smaller IT revolution

Weighing up the pros and cons of a particular practice management system is one of the most critical decisions a small firm can make. Yet despite the benefits, a dearth of IT resources can make implementing such a system challenging, reports Joanna Goodman

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  • Data page – January 2019

  • Asia-Pacific property: What UK lawyers need to know

  • Living dangerously

  • Risks to look out for in 2019

  • Two tribes go to war

  • Is civil legal aid discretionary?

  • My legal life: Oliver Gray

  • Lawyer in the news: Peter Daly

  • My legal life: David Merkel

  • Faceless blue and yellow bureaucracy says: no extension

  • Dobbing in your clients

  • Madge of honour

  • Food for the [Dover] soul

Halebury's Janvi Patel and Denise Nurse

US consultancy snaps up in-house adviser Halebury

9 January 2019By

Combined business will supply lawyers and other experts for in-house teams and law firms on global basis.


Book review: Use of Force in International Law

The Use of Force in International Law: A Case-Based Approach | Edited by Tom Ruys, Olivier Corten and Alexandra Hofer


Chapter and verve: the best reads of 2018

An indispensable guide on how to write clearly; useful lessons for aspiring solicitors; and a fascinating account of the murder of a George Bernard Shaw devotee. David Pickup chooses his best books of 2018.

Pudong, Shanghai

Rise and fall

End of an Era: How China’s Authoritarian Revival is Undermining Its Rise | By Carl Minzner

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