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
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
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
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
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
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
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.