Features

  • Gerry Conlon 2005 Guildford four
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    An ‘appalling vista’

    11 June 2018

    A newly established group of parliamentarians aims to counter widespread indifference to allegedly wrongful convictions. Lawyers are being urged to support them.

  • Law Society findings
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    The science behind consumer bias

    4 June 2018

    Law Society research on the most useful information solicitors can give consumers threw up some interesting results.

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    Space odyssey

    30 April 2018

    Despite Brexit the commercial property market is holding up well. But new regulations could deter investors.

  • OECD
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    On the money

    30 April 2018

    With private wealth under cross-border scrutiny, the nervous rich are reaching for lawyers who must also put their own houses in order.

  • Peter Wright
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    GDPR: down to the wire

    30 April 2018

    Law Society event hears there is no tick-box route to compliance with the new data protection regime – and 25 May will be the start, not the end of the process.

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    Ann Crighton: A higher calling

    23 April 2018

    Former Crown advocate says CPS descended into ‘madness’ when lawyers were sidelined. So this formidable self-starter carved out a new career, hears Jonathan Rayner

  • Lady Hale
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    Good citations

    16 April 2018

    Do policymakers and judges listen to legal academics when formulating law and policy? That depends.

  • Paris, London, Hong Kong and Singapore
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    World service

    9 April 2018

    In its 96th year, the International Court of Arbitration is striving to maintain an edge over rival forums.

  • Joe Egan
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    Law Society business review

    9 April 2018

    This month’s Law Society spotlight looks back on 2017 as a whole.

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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.