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    Soap and glory

    23 April 2018

    Fans of popular British soap operas get all emotional over actions of fictional solicitors.

  • James Morton
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    Privacy and past crimes

    23 April 2018

    People seeking privacy over past misdemeanours are following an old tradition. Ninety years ago Sergeant Sullivan, opening a libel action by Francis Alfonso Smith, asked the jury to say that there was too much revival of matter which ‘Mr Smith might hope was buried’. He asked them ‘not to encourage ...

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    Moan unknowns

    23 April 2018

    Is annonymity in legal blogging becoming a fad?

  • Crumbling courts
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    Not coming to a court near you

    19 April 2018

    Ministers have not visited any of the eight courts earmarked for closure.

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    Confused about car insurance? You will be

    16 April 2018

    Benevolent insurers ‘feel confident in calming their premiums’. Apparently.

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    Author’s identity lost in the cloud

    16 April 2018

    The mystery of ‘The Secret Barrister’ continues.

  • Chelsea Davy and Prince William
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    By royal appointment

    16 April 2018

    Fewer lawyers are to attend the next royal wedding than that of Prince William’s 2011 nuptials.

  • 10 of the Gazette's media partner team before the 2015 London Legal Walk
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    Shoe town dons walking boots

    16 April 2018

    It may still feel like winter, but it is time to get those walking shoes out to support access to legal advice. One of the first events in this year’s season will be the Northampton Legal Walk, on 30 April. The annual event – now in its sixth year – ...

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    The Law Society Gazette memory lane

    16 April 2018

    Interventions soar as firms feel squeeze

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    Closing arguments

    9 April 2018

    MP reactions to the planned closure of Cambridge Magistrates’ Court.