Opinion

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Hidden abuse of power

    12 February 2018

    With bullying rife at the highest level, the partnership structure needs an overhaul; until then the profession is unfit for purpose

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    Full disclosure – at last?

    12 February 2018

    Criminal lawyers will have been horrified by the revelations about non-disclosure of evidence helpful to the defence.

  • Letters
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    When bail plea stalled

    12 February 2018

    I noticed with interest a Gazette piece on the perils of deploying humour in court. I once represented a somewhat obnoxious client in the local magistrates’ court.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Crumbling patriarchy

    5 February 2018

    Events at the Presidents Club Charity Dinner serve to highlight yet again the uneven playing field encountered by women at work 

  • Opinion

    Equal pay disparity

    5 February 2018

    What legal remedies are available for those who have suffered pay discrimination at the hands of their employers?

  • Letters
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    ​Time to resurrect Justice

    29 January 2018

    After the government reshuffled its ‘middle-ranking’ justice secretary, David Gauke should act now to restore the role of lord chancellor

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    End divorce marketing puff

    29 January 2018

    I am a card-carrying member of the Co-op. Nevertheless, I cannot be the only one taken aback by its claim over launching its ‘new online divorce service’ (news, 16 January).

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Red-faced over new job offer

    29 January 2018

    Your recent articles and letters about notifying trainees of whether they will be offered a post with the firm after completing their training contract brings back a memory which, at the time, made me want the earth to swallow me up whole.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Price of ambition

    22 January 2018

    Trainee solicitors should not be penalised for looking for jobs elsewhere if their current firm waits until the last minute to offer them a position.

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    Opinion

    Overcharged clients

    22 January 2018

    Mark Carlisle defends the role of costs recovery firms.