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    In for the long haul

    30 April 2018

    The goal of a rapid exchange of contracts must not come at the expense of sacrificing the long-term preservation of our clients’ interests.

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    Cheque mate

    30 April 2018

    Has common sense disappeared from conveyancing processes?

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    Home truths in the workplace

    30 April 2018

    Insurers require full disclosure - what does it mean for solicitors if they don’t get it?

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    Partner legacy

    30 April 2018

    Should firms leave retiring partner names on the notehead?

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    ​Me, too

    23 April 2018

    Your article on sexual harassment gave me much comfort, but it is heartbreaking to read that such behaviour is so common in 2018

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    Over-packaged LPAs

    23 April 2018

    I read with interest Philip Evans’ 16 April letter (‘A better way for an LPA’). He suggested a single-page certificate similar to a grant of probate as proof of a lasting power of attorney, to avoid the lengthy work involved in certifying current powers.

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    Windrush compensation

    23 April 2018

    The targeting and detaining of undocumented Caribbean migrants who (it must be not be forgotten) were invited to work in the UK, and have been living, working, raising families, paying taxes and collecting pensions since the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush in 1948, is grossly unconscionable, divisive and utterly disgraceful.

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    Jackson reform conundrum

    16 April 2018

    Much heartache could have been avoided in the reform of civil justice had more notice been taken of our experience of everyday logjams.

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    A better way for an LPA

    16 April 2018

    A propsal for changes to the LPA rules.

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    No charter for burglars

    16 April 2018

    One Gazette reader says 'it is impossible to improve upon the long-established application of the law of self-defence.'