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    Too big to fail?

    20 May 2019

    China is embroiled in a bilateral trade war with the US but the international legal community is unlikely to panic. Foreign law firms are used to playing a long game there, hears Marialuisa Taddia

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    A new normal

    13 May 2019

    Does it still make sense to describe legal services companies as ‘alternative’ when they are in the vanguard of the sector – and well placed to dominate it?

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    Country pursuits

    13 May 2019

    Solicitors serving the rural economy must be versatile enough to cope with the ‘jigsaw of life’, hears Ben Rigby

  • Fraud
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    Filthy lucre

    6 May 2019

    Solicitors are in the line of fire for failing to stop ‘dirty money’ flooding into the UK and their vulnerability to cyber-attacks. But is this criticism fair? Marialuisa Taddia reports

  • Linda lamb
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    Setting up a family law practice alone

    3 May 2019

    From maximising connections to considering the finer details: the most helpful steps when building a business on your own.

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    Do we need a specialist housing court?

    29 April 2019

    View from the district bench: return of a Gazette favourite.

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    Chips with everything

    29 April 2019

    In Silicon Valley lawyers, startups and tech titans work at a relentless pace in a networked ‘ecosystem’, reports Joanna Goodman

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    Profile

    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

  • Hoover tower stanford university campus
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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