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    How to: Work with your PA

    19 March 2018

    The traditional role of legal PA is disappearing fast as more qualified and commercially minded people get involved in frontline work. Maria Shahid reports.

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    Family trials and tribulations

    5 March 2018

    Contentious probate is booming but need not lead to courtroom drama.

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    How to: Set free your robo-lawyer

    5 March 2018

    A new generation of tech startups will enable law firms of all sizes and in-house teams to reap the benefits of artificial intelligence.

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    System overload

    5 March 2018

    A ‘shorter, sharper, clearer’ Handbook sounds ideal, hears Marialuisa Taddia. But after a decade of tinkering with practising rules, perhaps it’s time for the SRA to take stock.

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    Special education needs: Learning to fight

    26 February 2018

    Cash-strapped councils are cutting corners for children with special educational needs, reports Grania Langdon-Down. Do their policies trump the law?

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    Education: Ready for anything?

    26 February 2018

    Two-year degrees, paying more to do Law, learning to code – aspiring lawyers have more to think about than the ‘super-exam’.

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    Class warrior: Interview with David Greene

    19 February 2018

    Group action pioneer and Gazette Legal Personality of the Year David Greene has spent his career battling the establishment, hears.

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    Accountants: Counter strike

    12 February 2018

    Accountancy’s billion-dollar quartet and smaller networks are intent on grabbing a bigger slice of legal services. How much of a threat do they pose? Lawrie Holmes reports

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    PII SPECIAL: Storm watching

    5 February 2018

    Market for indemnity cover remains benign, but a slew of natural disasters has cast a cloud over future premium rates. Eduardo Reyes  reports.

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    Brought to account

    5 February 2018

    Managers with the personal touch of Captain Mainwaring are a vanished breed. So what should law firms expect of their banks?