Features

  • Janet Legrand QC
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    Taking control

    21 January 2019

    An unquenchable drive is in Janet Legrand’s DNA. This catapulted the Woman Lawyer of the Year 2018 to the helm of global firm DLA Piper and into the heart of international dispute resolution, writes Jonathan Rayner

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    Data page – January 2019

    18 January 2019

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

  • Siobhan McLaughlin
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    Living dangerously

    14 January 2019

    Many unmarried couples are unaware of their lack of legal rights in the event of separation or death, but will a growing appetite for reform actually change ‘outdated’ laws? Marialuisa Taddia reports

  • Mary Poppins returns perpetuates inflexible lawyer stereotype
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    Two tribes go to war

    14 January 2019

    Legal tech proponents are dividing into opposing camps. One says the industry should stay within its comfort zone, the other can’t wait to jump on the innovation bandwagon.

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    Data page – December 2018

    20 December 2018

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

  • Richard allen
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    Let's write-off write-offs

    14 December 2018

    Firms must understand how to scope and price work efficiently to reduce amount of money written off and maximise profitability.

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    Law Society spotlight: December's Council meeting

    13 December 2018

    Council met at Chancery Lane for the last time in 2018 on 5 December.

  • Tsai Ing-wen
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    Second republic

    10 December 2018

    Taiwan is looking beyond China to develop wider business links – and this could be good news for UK law firms specialising in international trade. Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    Happy anniversary?

    10 December 2018

    Seven decades on, is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights a ‘shining beacon’ or a monument to governmental hypocrisy? Eduardo Reyes reports

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    Decisions and SRA interventions

    10 December 2018

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