Features

  • Alexandra marks
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    Over achiever: Alexandra Marks

    15 May 2017

    As the deadline approaches for entries to the Law Society Excellence Awards, Jonathan Rayner catches up with last year’s winner of the lifetime achievement accolade

  • Act for SMEs
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    Act for SMEs

    15 May 2017

    Law firms must be innovative with charging structures to exploit rising demand from 5.5 million SMEs.

  • Flexiblework
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    Make agile working work

    8 May 2017

    Professionals are demanding flexible working – and legal employers which have responded claim excellent results

  • Brussels
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    Belgium: Union city blues?

    8 May 2017

    Brexit and the crisis of confidence in the EU are creating uncertainty for foreign lawyers based in the Belgian capital. But business is brisk, reports Marialuisa Taddia

  • Insolvency
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    Boom to bust?

    1 May 2017

    As different jurisdictions vie for business, Brexit is beginning to look like a serious own goal for insolvency and restructuring  practitioners. Marialuisa Taddia reports

  • Theresa may india
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    India: Office politics

    24 April 2017

    India will be one of our most important trade partners post-Brexit, but foreign firms are still not allowed to open offices there.

  • Kittensslide
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    Don’t leave it to the lawyers

    24 April 2017

    Clients are are in the vanguard of the ‘great legal reformation’ which is transforming the way law firms work

  • Robert camp
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    Employee ownership: stake holders

    27 March 2017

    Law firms slow to embrace employee ownership schemes are missing a trick.

  • Joshua browder
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    Legal technology: the rise of the chatbots

    20 March 2017

    Chatbots handling multiple interactions give a new dimension to customer care and access to justice

  • Law society staircase
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    Apprenticeships: entry leveller

    6 March 2017

    To mark National Apprenticeship Week, we spoke to some of the young pioneers who are following the ‘Trailblazer’ track to qualification.