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    Hitting the right note

    29 October 2018

    The £50 note is expected to receive the polymer treatment, but who should be the face of the note’s new design? 

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    A gavel error

    29 October 2018

    It pains us to report another entry to the ever-growing list of inappropriate references to gavels when discussing English law.

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    A bold entry to English courts

    29 October 2018

    Joshua Rozenberg’s article on the Diplock courts (1 October) reminded me of the first case in which Richard Ferguson QC appeared in England. 

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    Solicitor's Apprentice journey gets steamy

    2018-10-25T10:06:00Z

    Sarah Ann Magson puts the critics to bed with a bodybuilding sales triumph. 

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    EVEL sense of humour?

    22 October 2018

    Lawyers were left disappointed following speculation surrounding the release of a recent MoJ statement to parliament. 

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    Back from the dead

    22 October 2018

    Over a year after we waved goodbye to Solicitor’s Journal, the magazine will be brought back to life in 2019. 

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    All roadies lead to Rome

    22 October 2018

    Rockers from Taylor Vinters and Howard Kennedy take a break from IBA conference to set alight the Eternal City.

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    Memory lane 22 October 2018

    22 October 2018

    A stroll down Gazette  memory lane.

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    Do-nut leave yet: Solicitor Sarah survives Apprentice defeat

    2018-10-18T10:34:00Z

    It was doughnuts week in The Apprentice this week and Obiter is pleased to report our solicitor representative was not left looking like a, well… a doughnut. Teesside solicitor Sarah Ann Magson has survived for another week as she bids to become Lord Sugar’s first solicitor business partner ...

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    Troublemakers in rude health

    15 October 2018

    Home secretary Sajid Javid has had something of a whizz of an idea. In future, violence will be treated as a disease.