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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

  • Immigration protest
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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

  • Desk ideas
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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

  • Royston
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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

  • Fracking greenpeace
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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  

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    Up and away

    11 March 2019

    While the incentive for top law firms to set up northern legal and business hubs lies in reducing office and salary costs, these initiatives can spur ways of working which open up new career opportunities. Grania Langdon-Down reports

  • Simon davis
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    No-deal would place our profession in peril

    4 March 2019

    As part of a special focus on Brexit: The no-deal implications for the legal sector.

  • Hugh mercer qc
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    Our ‘brand’ has taken on a toxic hue

    4 March 2019

    As part of a special focus on Brexit: The deal and no-deal implications for UK lawyers and EU law. 

  • Theresa May at a European Council summit in Brussels
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    Special focus Brexit: Standing alone

    4 March 2019

    Deal or no deal, Brexit is set to greatly complicate the professional lives of lawyers and their clients. Kicking off a Gazette special focus, Marialuisa Taddia reports from a recent summit hosted by the Law Society and TheCityUK on what leaving the EU could mean for legal services ...

  • Miriam gonzález
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    Rethinking our sanctions regime

    4 March 2019

    As part of a special focus on Brexit: The deal and no-deal implications for finance and sanctions.