Roundtables

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    New model army

    1 April 2019

    Mergers, finance, technology and succession planning were high on the agenda at the latest Gazette roundtable, which discussed changing law firm business structures. Eduardo Reyes reports

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    Too much information?

    18 March 2019

    Much is written about the data-driven law firm, but what does that actually mean in practice? How are law firms really using data to support and grow their business? Joanna Goodman reports from the Gazette’s latest technology roundtable

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    Sitting in judgement

    18 February 2019

    Adversarial justice is founded upon representation and a properly functioning court system that can accommodate robust procedure. But is ‘reform’ pushing our jurisdiction into ‘inquisitorial’ territory? Eduardo Reyes reports from the latest Gazette roundtable

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    Yorkshire forward

    28 January 2019

    A highly competitive legal sector is just one by-product of a revitalised Leeds, but the city needs to break the long-running stalemate on devolution if it is to take the next step and realise its full potential. Paul Rogerson reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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    A smaller IT revolution

    15 October 2018

    Weighing up the pros and cons of a particular practice management system is one of the most critical decisions a small firm can make. Yet despite the benefits, a dearth of IT resources can make implementing such a system challenging, reports Joanna Goodman

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    Roundtable: house parties

    17 September 2018

    Residential property transactions are taking much longer and price transparency presents a new challenge to solicitors in a softening market.

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    Roundtable: Second to none?

    6 August 2018

    After an IRA bomb tore the heart out of Manchester in 1996, the city faced a long haul to rebuild its confidence. Now lawyers enjoying an economic resurgence claim to be giving London a run for its money.

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    Roundtable: Information technology in dispute resolution

    4 June 2018

    Use of technology in legal disputes is taking off, promising dramatic improvements in access to justice. But does legal tech just mean faster, cheaper disputes or will it start to change outcomes?

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    Roundtable: Breaking cover

    21 May 2018

    Despite a long-benign market, regulators appear determined to push through controversial reforms of professional indemnity insurance. Premiums are unlikely to fall but clients and solicitors will be exposed to grievous new risks, hears the Gazette’s latest roundtable.

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    GDPR: a data minefield

    26 March 2018

    As solicitors and their clients gear up for May’s implementation of the GDPR, the Gazette’s latest roundtable hears that many appear to have left their preparations to the 11th hour. Eduardo Reyes reports.