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  • Morton landscape
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    Persons of great interest

    19 March 2018

    So, like Cameron’s ‘hug a hoodie’, this is to be the year of the KLIP (Kiss a Litigant In Person). It certainly hasn’t always been that way. When I was articled and trailed behind the outdoor clerk he was very dismissive of those strange people who could be seen in ...

  • David Gauke MP arrives to be sworn in as lord chancellor
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    Front row seat

    12 March 2018

    Has the role of lord chancellor become just a step ’along the career chain’?

  • Ladyjusticegloster
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    Elizabeth the freight

    12 March 2018

    It appears triggering Article 50 affected the humour on display last week at an august panel discussion held at City firm HFW.

  • Zebra
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    Don’t believe the stripe

    12 March 2018

    Oh to be a fly on the wall at some firms’ board meetings.

  • Memory lane
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    The Law Society Gazette memory lane

    12 March 2018

    A stroll down memory lane in the Gazette.

  • Hawk in Lincoln's Inn
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    Preying on lawyers

    8 March 2018

    A couple of new visitors caused a flutter in legal London this morning.

  • David Gauke MP arrives to be sworn in as lord chancellor
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    Mum's the word for lord chancellor's place on the ladder

    7 March 2018

    David Gauke tells MPs that he has lasted seven weeks so must be doing something right.

  • Snowstorm outside the Royal Courts of Justice, the Strand
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    The snow must go on

    5 March 2018

    How did the country’s legal profession fare when the ‘beast from the east’ hit?

  • Vwv pandemoniium
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    Bug’s life at VWV

    5 March 2018

    Six partners at Veale Wasbrough Vizards have survived a gruelling set of trials beyond the call of duty for charity.

  • James Morton
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    The art of the perfect con

    5 March 2018

    The Financial Conduct Authority has been broadcasting radio advertisements warning against scams. The listener is told to choose between Pitch A and Pitch B and decide which is the con. Personally, I thought they both sound like scams. Curiously, and quite by chance, I recently came across a scam of ...