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    Law enforcers struggle with electronic evidence challenges

    18 June 2018

    Interrogation of director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders highlighted the justice system’s failure to adapt to the digital era.

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    Pimlico: solicitors split on future of ‘gig economy’

    18 June 2018

    Supreme Court ruled that plumber should be considered a ‘worker’ and entitled to rights such as holiday pay, but judges are accused of ‘bottling’ the chance to ‘modernise’ employment law.

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    Memory lane 18 June 2018

    18 June 2018

    A walk down the Gazette’s memory lane.

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    Minister quits out of the Blue

    18 June 2018

    Obiter feels for soft-Tory thinktank Bright Blue. It teamed up last week with the Equality and Human Rights Commission to present an agenda-setting conference ‘Fighting for Freedom: Conservatism, human rights and discrimination’.

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    And so it begins…

    18 June 2018

    The World Cup is upon us, meaning a month of early finishes and web browsers quickly minimised whenever the boss walks past. Luckily, England games fall in the evening or at the weekend, so absenteeism should not be the problem it was in previous tournaments. But with 5,500 foreign lawyers ...

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    Legal life on the ocean wave

    18 June 2018

    Solicitors pitted their sailing skills against architects, barristers and MPs in the annual outing of the Law Society Yacht Club. The regatta featured races between classic 26-foot Mermaid-class keelboats operated by the Sea View Yacht Club on the Isle of Wight.

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    Royal Mail GC: data demonstrates your value

    18 June 2018

    Hard data can help a general counsel (GC) demonstrate their legal team’s value to a business as well as cut its costs, Royal Mail’s GC told the Law Society’s flagship conference for in-house lawyers last week.

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    News in 60 seconds

    18 June 2018

    The news in brief.

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    Profession keeps on growing as women form the majority

    18 June 2018

    Ninety-five years after the profession admitted Carrie Morrison, women have overtaken men as a majority of practising solicitors.

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    McFarlane LJ echoes Munby over family justice ‘disaster’

    18 June 2018

    A national board set up to improve the performance of the family justice system and chaired by government ministers had not met for 17 months until recently, the president-designate of the family division has revealed.