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    Law Society spotlight: July’s Council meeting

    15 July 2019

    A report from this month’s meeting of the Law Society Council.

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    Connecting the dots

    15 July 2019

    Legal Geek has become the ‘Woodstock for legal’. At its latest conference in New York, the focus was on what could be done to bring the law and legal tech closer together

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    Magic touch

    8 July 2019

    New Law Society president Simon Davis is determined to combat a collapse of trust in the professions which dates back to the financial crisis. But how? Paul Rogerson reports

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    Bodichon: founder of the women’s movement?

    8 July 2019

    In a year which celebrates the centennial of women’s formal entry into the legal profession of England and Wales, we must not forget the brave and inspirational women who found ways to shape law and its operations long before their sex was admitted.

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    Collision course

    8 July 2019

    Personal injury lawyers have endured years of reform seemingly designed to kill off claims supported by legal advice. And there is more to come, reports Melanie Newman

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    Dashing for cover

    1 July 2019

    Law firms are responding to reports of a harder market for indemnity cover in 2019. Eduardo Reyes canvasses solicitors and brokers for their latest take on renewal conditions.

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    Client protections must not be compromised

    1 July 2019

    Professional indemnity insurance is getting dearer.

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    Local heroes

    24 June 2019

    Over 30 local law societies have disappeared in the last 25 years. Those that remain must innovate to stay relevant amid the decline in volunteerism, reports Marialuisa Taddia

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    Greenham Common plan to ‘crowd the prisons’

    24 June 2019

    In 1981, women and children walked over 100 miles to the Berkshire USAF base to protest against planned storage of nuclear cruise missiles.

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    Inertia is not an option

    17 June 2019

    Dismissing new tools and technologies as ‘hype’ will put the future of your firm at risk. And don’t worry – if a robot doesn’t perform, you can always sack it