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'Potentially damaging' skills shortage costing firms extra £230m

16 July 2018By

Firms urged to embrace apprenticeships after business barometer highlights workforce struggles.

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Roundtable: Information technology in dispute resolution

Use of technology in legal disputes is taking off, promising dramatic improvements in access to justice. But does legal tech just mean faster, cheaper disputes or will it start to change outcomes?

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  • July’s Council meeting

  • A long haul fight

  • How to: create a better website

  • Navigating the MEES Regulations

  • Conveyancing – a direction of travel

  • Disclosure, directions and hot-tubbing

  • My legal life: Edward Sparrow

  • Lawyer in the news: Edward Lishak

  • An agenda on gender

  • Flying visitors

  • Semi detached

  • Criminal justice under the cosh

  • Tom Watson next in line for lawyers' Twitter backlash

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7.01pm? Don't email unless it's urgent

18 June 2018By

Royal Mail's GC doesn't message colleagues in the evening or at weekends. All lawyers should follow suit.

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9 July 2018

10 July 2018

This week’s starred law reports include a public spaces protection order, consumer protection, a transfer of liability in a banker-client relationship, personal data protection and gender equality in pensions.

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Doing the right thing

16 July 2018By Tony Roe

How to be an Ethical Solicitor, by Mena Ruparel and Richard Burnham

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How to deal with alleged crimes against humanity

16 July 2018By Adrian Lower

The Obligation to Extradite or Prosecute, by Kriangsak Kittichaisaree.

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BOOK REVIEW: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

2 July 2018By David Pickup

Jimmy Savile’s ghost.

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