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  • David Gauke MP arrives to be sworn in as lord chancellor
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    Mum's the word for lord chancellor's place on the ladder

    7 March 2018

    David Gauke tells MPs that he has lasted seven weeks so must be doing something right.

  • Snowstorm outside the Royal Courts of Justice, the Strand
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    The snow must go on

    5 March 2018

    How did the country’s legal profession fare when the ‘beast from the east’ hit?

  • Vwv pandemoniium
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    Bug’s life at VWV

    5 March 2018

    Six partners at Veale Wasbrough Vizards have survived a gruelling set of trials beyond the call of duty for charity.

  • James Morton
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    The art of the perfect con

    5 March 2018

    The Financial Conduct Authority has been broadcasting radio advertisements warning against scams. The listener is told to choose between Pitch A and Pitch B and decide which is the con. Personally, I thought they both sound like scams. Curiously, and quite by chance, I recently came across a scam of ...

  • Bundles in the snow 2
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    Legal London can take it

    28 February 2018

    Three centimetres of snow is quite exciting, for London WC2A.

  • Michael Keaton Batman
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    Mistaken identities

    26 February 2018

    Should law firms adopt actors’ union rules to avoid damaging confusion?

  • Shortbread
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    Scotland wants its crumbs

    26 February 2018

    The Law Society of Scotland has teamed up with firms and the Scottish government to put the country’s legal services on the map.

  • Memory lane
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    The Law Society Gazette memory lane

    26 February 2018

    What featured in this week’s past issues of the Gazette.

  • Ison Harrison
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    Ee by gum! What an advert

    19 February 2018

    Ison Harrison has released a new ad which Obiter says is like a John Lewis Christmas effort put through a Yorkshire filter.

  • SRA
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    BAME boost? Just do the maths

    19 February 2018

    Latest SRA data from its biennial diversity survey was published last week along with a stern injunction from chief executive Paul Philip that there is ‘much more to do to achieve a truly diverse profession’.