Opinion

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    Fluid concern

    26 February 2018

    Neil Somerfield raises concerns over mandatory gender titles in county courts.

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    Dragged through the mud

    19 February 2018

    Sexual harassment must be stopped, but allegations are sometimes made up and ‘naming and shaming’ is not necessarily the solution.

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    Justice needs protecting

    19 February 2018

    The appointment of yet another lord chancellor is indicative of the low regard in which the present administration holds the role of justice secretary.

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    Branch finder

    19 February 2018

    In reponse to Kate Neil’s article on banking for lawyers, Angela Jackson finds that ‘the credit controller who knew his customers’ is alive and well.

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    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.

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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.

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    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 

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    Equal pay disparity

    5 February 2018

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

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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