Roundtables

  • Roundtable: access to justice
    Profile

    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.

  • Arbitration roundtable
    Profile

    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?

  • Family roundtable group
    Feature

    Roundtable: family – relative values

    23 March 2015

    Family lawyers take clients through some of the most difficult episodes of their lives – a process complicated by overstretched courts and inconsistent judgments.

  • Wales roundtable group
    Feature

    Roundtable: Wales – devolution revolution

    9 March 2015

    Will further devolution prove a boon or a burden for solicitors in Wales? The latest Gazette roundtable tries to find out.

  • Organised crime roundtable
    Feature

    Roundtable: organised crime

    2 February 2015

    Solicitors are ‘key enablers’ for serious organised crime – time to be on guard, the Gazette’s latest roundtable hears.

  • In-house roundtable
    Feature

    Roundtable: in-house public sector

    19 January 2015

    Eduardo Reyes reports from a roundtable bringing together in-house lawyers who must reconcile the interests of the public and policymakers in not-for-profit organisations.

  • In-house roundtable
    Feature

    Roundtable: in-house

    17 November 2014

    While in-house teams are growing stronger, uppermost in lawyers’ minds are ways to control costs and broaden skill-sets.

  • Commercial property roundtable
    Feature

    Roundtable: commercial property

    20 October 2014

    The global financial crisis hit real estate legal services hard, blighting careers and forcing down fees. But the sector is bouncing back.

  • Roundtable: wellbeing
    Feature

    Roundtable: wellbeing

    6 October 2014

    Commercial law firms increasingly accept some responsibility for the wellbeing of both lawyers and staff. But providing the right support is not straightforward.

  • IT roundtable
    Feature

    Roundtable: the IT crowd

    28 July 2014

    Law firms are embracing cutting-edge technology to improve efficiency and provide services that meet client expectations.