Profiles

  • Roundtable: access to justice
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    Roundtable: access to justice

    11 May 2015

    The legal profession’s belief in access to justice for all is undimmed. But faced with an ageing cadre of practitioners and swingeing public funding cuts, that commitment must be combined with creativity.

  • Catherine Dixon
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    Interview: Catherine Dixon

    27 April 2015

    The Law Society’s new chief executive wants to hear from solicitors about how the organisation can best serve members and stay relevant in a rapidly changing legal sector.

  • Faridah Sarah
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    Profile: Faridah Sarah

    20 April 2015

    Dubai is attracting ambitious commercial litigators as it develops a global reputation for dispute resolution.

  • Arbitration roundtable
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    Roundtable: arbitration

    20 April 2015

    London is the world’s most popular seat for international arbitrations. Time to celebrate its dominance – or counsel against complacency?

  • Dean Spielmann
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    Profile: Dean Spielmann

    16 March 2015

    Contrary to popular belief the ECtHR does not impose its own laws on British citizens, president Dean Spielmann tells the Gazette.

  • Patrick Allen
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    Profile: Patrick Allen

    16 February 2015

    Allen co-founded his eminent London firm from a Euston squat while still in his twenties. Nearly forty years on he remains an innovator.

  • David W Rivkin
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    Profile: David W Rivkin

    2 February 2015

    The new IBA president David W Rivkin on how he fights for investors and stands up to arbitrary state power.

  • Cris McCurley
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    Profile: Cris McCurley

    19 January 2015

    Cris McCurley has devoted her career to helping some of the least visible and most vulnerable in society. She talks to the Gazette.

  • Dominic Grieve
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    Profile: Dominic Grieve

    12 January 2015

    Is Dominic Grieve the best justice secretary austerity Britain never had? The Gazette went to meet the former AG in his Westminster office.

  • Simon Cliff
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    Interview: Simon Cliff

    1 December 2014

    Manchester City Football Club’s first general counsel Simon Cliff talks about his part in ‘building a structure for the future’.