Features

  • Joanna Goodman
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    Through a different lens

    18 February 2019

    In what will be a year of significant change, looking at legal tech through a quadrant model can help firms focus on new developments that will help their business strategy

  • Susan acland hood
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    Sitting in judgement

    18 February 2019

    Adversarial justice is founded upon representation and a properly functioning court system that can accommodate robust procedure. But is ‘reform’ pushing our jurisdiction into ‘inquisitorial’ territory? Eduardo Reyes reports from the latest Gazette roundtable

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    Starred digests: 14 February 2019

    14 February 2019

    This week’s law reports include claims proceedings under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976, after the death of an entrepreneur in an accident involving an ambulance, for which the defendants conceded liability.

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    How to: give a client bad news

    11 February 2019

    Solicitors are often the bearer of bad news to their clients, but there are ways to deliver this information without damaging your relationship. Katharine Freeland reports.

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    Coping with a care crisis

    11 February 2019

    There is little wrong with the 30-year-old Children Act, lawyers tell Marialuisa Taddia. But years of austerity too often compromise the legal process, challenging the ability of courts and social services to prioritise the interests of the vulnerable.

  • Claire quinn
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    Law Society spotlight: A day in the life

    4 February 2019

    A relationship manager’s diary encompasses a plethora of activities designed to place members at the heart of everything that the Law Society does

  • Future lawyers
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    Training lawyers for tomorrow

    4 February 2019

    Can new gateways to a legal career mitigate the eye-watering cost of qualification and boost diversity? Grania Langdon-Down reports

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    Insight: How does it feel to be hacked?

    4 February 2019

    Law Society partner and global insurer Hiscox, along with folding bike manufacturer Brompton set out to discover by staging a series of real world hacks.

  • Simon haigh
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    Effective deal-making: part 5

    28 January 2019

    Communication is key to concluding a transaction successfully.

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    Decisions and SRA interventions

    28 January 2019

    Decisions filed recently with the Law Society (which may be subject to appeal).