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    Decisions and SRA interventions

    21 October 2019

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

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    Five tips for doing a digital detox

    21 October 2019

    Although a full detox is often impractical, there are basic steps you can follow to take control of your digital life. Katharine Freeland outlines five tips to get started

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    Back on the world stage

    21 October 2019

    Japan’s resurgent economy has lured international law firms back to Asia-Pacific’s biggest wealth hub. But the country’s protectionist traditions present formidable challenges, reports Marialuisa Taddia.

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    Law Society spotlight: Reaching out for a support lifeline

    21 October 2019

    As the Law Society’s Practice Advice Service turns 30, Jonathan Rayner looks behind the scenes at how the team helps hard-pressed solicitors.

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    When TRIBE goes to law

    21 October 2019

    As more than 2,000 delegates swamped Legal Geek, the biggest legal tech event in Europe, speakers reinforced the message that the customer/client experience should come first.

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    Data page – October 2019

    2019-10-17T10:21:00Z

    The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

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    Final countdown?

    14 October 2019

    The date, terms and even certainty of the UK’s departure from the EU are all in doubt, but law firms can still do more to plan and prepare. Melanie Newman reports

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    Leaving the EU: what you need to do now

    14 October 2019

    Last-minute advice from the Law Society. 

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    Standing on the shoulders of giants

    14 October 2019

    Women’s Legal Landmarks project.

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    Law Society spotlight: October’s Council meeting

    14 October 2019

    A report from this month’s Law Society Council meeting.

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    Gallery: Law Gazette Women in Law reception

    2019-10-10T10:57:00Z

    Last night the Law Gazette hosted a reception to mark 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, and the launch of the Gazette’s Women in the Law page.

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    Leveraging social media and going it alone

    7 October 2019

    Small Firms Division annual conference.

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    Muddying the waters

    7 October 2019

    Burford Capital’s high-profile run-in with a short-seller has put litigation funders – and their suitability for listing – in the spotlight. Rachel Rothwell reports

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    Dangerous territory

    7 October 2019

    Korea’s festering divide serves as a reminder of the intensifying worldwide struggle to uphold the rule of law and judicial independence. Michael Cross takes the pulse of the global profession at the International Bar Association’s annual conference in Seoul

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    Impostor syndrome – how to conquer your fears

    7 October 2019

    Introducing a new regular column on wellbeing in the legal profession.

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    Bull run tumbles

    30 September 2019

    Market metrics pored over by commercial property lawyers point to lean times for the sector in the UK. How is the profession responding? Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    Eyes on the prize

    23 September 2019

    As consolidation enriches the first wave of legal tech entrepreneurs, competitions are springing up to pump-prime the next generation. Can they help sustain choice? 

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    Asia Specific

    23 September 2019

    A lack of central bureaucracy and divergent laws make the Association of Southeast Asian Nations a difficult market to crack, but for law firms that understand the region the potential is huge. Marialuisa Taddia reports.

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    Data page – September 2019

    2019-09-20T12:34:00Z

    The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

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    Wars of the world

    16 September 2019

    The International Criminal Court marked its 21st anniversary with two landmark cases. But concerns persist that the court is not living up to its potential, reports Grania Langdon-Down.