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  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Cyber war

    2 December 2019

    Many startups style themselves as ‘disrupters’, but I suspect the new College of Legal Practice is not exaggerating.

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Careless whispers

    25 November 2019

    Are solicitors in danger of being lumbered with another costly solution in search of a problem?

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Can lawyers save the world?

    18 November 2019

    Lawyers worldwide are involved in litigation to bring man-made climate change within the realm of justiciable activities.

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    A ‘cull’ and a coup for KPMG

    11 November 2019

    Big Four outfit plans to ‘cull’ one in 10 partners to save money.

  • Eduardo-Reyes-2019
    Opinion

    Picturing justice

    4 November 2019

    If a cartoon character informs people their problem has a legal solution, then The Belonging Project’s initiative has been a good use of pro bono time.

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Mind the gap

    28 October 2019

    Paul Rogerson Just like politicians, ambitious City bureaucrats are not shy of making headline-grabbing speeches when plum jobs come up. So it was last week, when two of their number floated reforms that could have far-reaching repercussions for lawyers. First up, the Bank of England’s ...

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Death and taxes

    21 October 2019

    Media coverage of MoJ’s decision to scrap changes to probate fees was predictably jubilant. 

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Class actions

    14 October 2019

    Profession again dominates league table of 75 employers doing the most to improve social mobility.

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Time, gentlemen, please

    7 October 2019

    How long will routine social drinking with colleagues and clients continue?

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Window of opportunity

    30 September 2019

    Not so long ago, we’d surely have considered it eccentric seriously to question the separation of powers.

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Not cricket

    23 September 2019

    Much of the commentary surrounding the Sun’s story on sporting hero Ben Stokes’ family tragedy is ill-directed. 

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Rebellious Scots to crush

    16 September 2019

    All hell broke loose when it was suggested Scottish judges might be politically biased.

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Invisible Bristol

    9 September 2019

    Paul Rogerson Court reporters have always been as interested in what interests the public as in the public interest. So, from Bristol Magistrates’ Court, we read of a motorist who was ‘surprised’ he was over the drink-drive limit after taking a traditional flu remedy of honey, ...

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Taking stock

    2 September 2019

    Flotation is not for the faint-hearted.

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Who’s paying?

    5 August 2019

    Most, but not all, of the Square Mile heavyweights are now accredited by the Living Wage Foundation. 

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Revolving door

    29 July 2019

    Average tenure for lord chancellors at Petty France is brief, but this wasn’t always the case. 

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Fighting on two fronts

    22 July 2019

    Plight of seriously injured military personnel who seek compensation from the MoD when their careers are cut short by negligence isn’t vocalised enough.

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Contingency plan

    15 July 2019

    A contingent legal aid fund: talked and written about for decades, to no avail. 

  • Paul rogerson
    Opinion

    Wiping the slate clean

    8 July 2019

    Are accident-prone outsourcing giants just too big to jettison?

  • Eduardo-Reyes-2019
    Opinion

    In-house culture club

    1 July 2019

    A general counsel who has the ear of the chief executive and the board will be talking about culture, risk and crises.