Features

  • Joanna Goodman
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    Technology: Playing the end game

    15 January 2018

    What will the next iteration of the law firm look like?

  • Joe Egan
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    In with the new

    8 January 2018

    December’s Council meeting, at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, had a packed agenda which looked back over 2017 and forward to implementing changes already under way.

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    International criminal justice

    8 January 2018

    Global justice forums can struggle to overcome the power politics of nation states. Eduardo Reyes looks at the ambitions of the International Criminal Court.

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    Reforming the law on wills

    5 January 2018

    Luke Watson has four predictions about the outcome of the Law Commission’s review on wills.

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    Data page – November 2017

    21 December 2017

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

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    Trade treaties: pact agenda

    4 December 2017

    UK haggling over a post-Brexit trade deal has cast a spotlight on the proliferation of treaties subject to ever more complex laws and regulations. Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    Technology: netminder is a good save

    4 December 2017

    AI goalie keeps out email howlers, while a chatbot takes the strain off junior clerks.

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    Litigation – 2017 in review

    27 November 2017

    BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland [2017] UKSC 21, a solicitors’ negligence claim, was the Supreme Court’s first opportunity to review the 20-year-old House of Lords SAAMCO principle, which underpins the calculation of loss in professional negligence claims. The court reaffirmed the SAAMCO judgment, referred to by Lord Sumption as ‘one of ...

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    Sexual harassment: You too?

    27 November 2017

    Sexual harassment in the legal profession is ‘rife’ – with the City of London providing some of the worst examples, Eduardo Reyes hears

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    Private equity: Many happy returns?

    27 November 2017

    Ten years after the financial crisis erupted, private equity has rediscovered some of its old swagger. Legal advisers have not been slow to capitalise, reports Marialuisa Taddia