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    Breaking new ground

    15 April 2019

    As a magic circle lifer one of Michael Castle’s toughest assignments was paving the way for development of Arsenal FC’s iconic Highbury stadium. Recently headhunted to lead Deloitte’s ambitious legal arm he now has more hallowed turf in his sights, hears Jonathan Rayner

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    Home truths

    15 April 2019

    The law on domestic abuse, coercive control and violence has changed. But antiquated attitudes die hard and every step forward is a struggle, hears Melanie Newman

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    Beyond the echo chamber

    15 April 2019

    This month’s CodeX FutureLaw conference, held at Stanford Law School in California, sought to include new perspectives on legal technology. It’s time to tackle tribalism

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    Insight: Money talks – How law firms can avoid paying the price for late payments

    15 April 2019

    Simon Welling, director of sales and marketing at Wesleyan Bank, on managing your firm’s finances effectively.

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    Law Society spotlight: Your Council needs you…

    8 April 2019

    Interested in becoming a Law Society Council member? Here’s all you need to know…

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    Works in progress

    8 April 2019

    Brexit looms large over commercial property lawyers, writes Marialuisa Taddia. Meanwhile, traditional sources of work are being usurped by build-to-rent and the logistics infrastructure spawned by online retailing

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    Rights of passage

    1 April 2019

    The Windrush scandal has cast a shadow over government attempts to alleviate the UK’s ‘callous’ immigration policies, undermining aspirations for a ‘Global Britain’. Grania Langdon-Down reports

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    Five tips for writing a book

    25 March 2019

    Whether pushing the boundaries of historical realism or updating legal concepts in an academic tome, certain rules of writing will always apply. Katharine Freeland asks authors for their takes on how to write a successful book

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    How to: make the most of PR

    25 March 2019

    A public relations strategy need not just be for the very largest practices – in a crowded market, firms of all sizes are seeking ways to stand out. Eduardo Reyes reports

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    Paid to persuade

    25 March 2019

    For decades, government and public affairs practices in UK law firms trailed US-style lawyer-lobbyists. But with Brexit looming large they have been catching up, writes Marialuisa Taddia