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    Roundtable: From high street to cloud

    5 October 2020

    Some small law firms are at risk as the pandemic continues to bite. But others are planning for a bright future, using lessons they have learned in lockdown. 

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    Lockdown: Protect and survive

    7 September 2020

    When Covid-19 is brought under control, what will the business of law have learned about ways of working and the profession’s resilience? Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable discussion.

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    ‘Joint V’ Roundtable: Famous Five

    3 August 2020

    There is no rule book on how law societies should deal with a pandemic. So when members looked to the profession’s local leaders for support, how did they respond?

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    Insight from roundtable will help us broaden market access and remove some of the barriers to operating on the continent.

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    Taking the controls

    17 February 2020

    In-house counsel are wary of a ‘golden age’ for private practice which can mean partner profits taking priority over client needs. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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    Exe marks the spot

    9 December 2019

    Exeter is so much more than the south-west’s second legal centre, hears Eduardo Reyes at the Gazette ’s latest roundtable. As well as offering an enviable lifestyle, the city boasts a fiercely competitive market which is a draw for junior lawyers seeking to make their mark

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    Global targets

    2 December 2019

    Cast as ‘vagabonds’ in many countries, blackmailed by police and turned down for asylum, transgender people are badly let down by the law. What can be done? Eduardo Reyes reports.

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    Mersey soundings

    18 November 2019

    Since Liverpool was crowned European Capital of Culture 2008, the city has enjoyed a renaissance that has brought commercial work – and law firms – pouring in. Paul Rogerson reports from the Gazette ’s latest roundtable

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    The only way is up

    11 November 2019

    Some in the law are happy with the success of schemes to improve the profession’s role in social mobility. But serious problems remain, junior lawyers tell Eduardo Reyes , including the experience of ‘imposter syndrome’ after qualification.

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    Paths of least resistance

    28 October 2019

    Improving access to the profession and creating a more diverse workforce are laudable ambitions, but is the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination the best way to achieve these aims? Grania Langdon-Down reports from the Gazette ’s latest roundtable


    Talk of the toon

    15 July 2019

    Newcastle’s ships have sailed, but the city’s leading commercial firms are cautiously optimistic as SMEs, services and startups continue to change the face of the Tyneside economy. Paul Rogerson reports from the Gazette ’s latest roundtable 

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    Feel the difference

    3 June 2019

    A special roundtable on new ways of providing legal services – in association with Thomson Reuters.

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    A changing season

    20 May 2019

    As most firms prepare to renew, brokers and solicitors report a hardening market – partly driven by higher-value claims. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette ’s roundtable on professional indemnity insurance

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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.