Roundtables

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    Pro bono: Never enough

    20 November 2017

    Can pro bono legal advice be more than a ‘sticking plaster on a gushing wound’?

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    Independents: Starting over

    6 November 2017

    Typified as ‘lean, grown-up and sophisticated’, independent law firms are setting up shop at a record rate.

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    Civil litigation: a future in dispute

    30 October 2017

    As competitor jurisdictions look to exploit Brexit and costs are squeezed further, lawyers at the Gazette’s latest roundtable reflect on the seemingly permanent revolution in civil litigation work.

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    Conveyancing: Home truths

    11 September 2017

    Conveyancers are generally upbeat, though pressure on fees, demanding clients and cyber fraud all present urgent challenges. The Gazette’s latest roundtable.

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    Roundtable: Out in the open

    10 July 2017

    LGBT lawyers believe that the profession has yet to deliver on full equality.

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    Roundtable: Professional indemnity insurance

    5 June 2017

    Solicitors’ mandatory indemnity insurance has never been more competitive, nor the claims environment more benign. So why are solicitors and brokers still losing sleep over PII? Eduardo Reyes reports from the latest Gazette roundtable discussion.

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    Roundtable: small firms

    15 May 2017

    Life outside Big Law is not for the faint-hearted but for those who can carve out a niche and plan for the future, the prospects are good. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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    Roundtable: employment

    24 April 2017

    Employment lawyers are scrambling to advise firms spooked by the prospect of Brexit. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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    Roundtable: litigation funding

    13 March 2017

    Litigation funding is increasingly lauded as a model for modern litigation. But its role in boosting ‘access to justice’ is less clear cut, the Gazette’s latest roundtable heard.

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    Roundtable: cybersecurity

    13 February 2017

    As fears of cybercrime and data theft proliferate, how can law firms protect themselves against the scammers?