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  • Monidipa Fouzder 2018
    Opinion

    7.01pm? Don't email unless it's urgent

    18 June 2018

    Royal Mail's GC doesn't message colleagues in the evening or at weekends. All lawyers should follow suit.

  • Paul Rogerson
    Opinion

    Women take the lead

    18 June 2018

    So much for the End of Lawyers.

  • Joshua Rozenberg
    Opinion

    A direction from the Supreme Court

    18 June 2018

    ‘How unusual is it,’ I was asked on BBC Radio Ulster, ‘for the Supreme Court to say it has no jurisdiction to decide a case but then to say what it would have decided if it could?’

  • letter
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    Technology lost in translation

    18 June 2018

    While welcoming the lord chief justice giving prominence to the subject of court interpreting in the Sir Henry Brooke Annual Lecture, the message that ‘simultaneous translation will put courtroom interpreters out of a job “within a few years”’ (Gazette, 8 June) should be treated with caution.

  • letter
    Opinion

    Holiday claims stereotype holds water

    18 June 2018

    I read with interest the letter from Paul Smith (Gazette, 4 June) regarding holiday claims.

  • Opinion

    Triple judicial pay to attract applications

    18 June 2018

    Eduardo Reyes’s article on the lack of diversity among the senior judiciary (‘On judicial diversity, there is little trickle-up effect’, lawgazette.co.uk, 7 June) was well observed. They need to triple the amount they pay High Court Judges and have a proper career ladder, rather than the old-school tie system in ...

  • Opinion

    SFO’s new broom

    18 June 2018

    Lisa Osofsky’s appointment as SFO director (Gazette, 4 June) is to be welcomed. Coming as she does from a different background to her predecessor, we should expect some changes in approach.

  • Letters
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    Searching for clarity

    18 June 2018

    ‘Property Search VAT confusion set to continue’ (Gazette, 4 June) discussed the effect of the decision in Brabners LLP v The Commissioners for HMRC.

  • Deliveroo
    Opinion

    BOOK REVIEW: Gig economy laid bare

    18 June 2018

    Humans as a Service by Jeremias Prassl

  • Opinion

    BOOK REVIEW: From Russia with love

    18 June 2018

    The best lawyers are dispassionate even when responding to their clients’ needs for support and empathy.