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Insurers lose High Court discount rate challenge

20 January 2017By 6 comments

ABI accuses the government of ‘caving in’ to the demands of personal injury lawyers.

  • Berwin keeps it in the family

  • KWM: shades of gray

  • Denial: Penguin suit

  • Wise counsel for the BBC

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Tobacco companies take packaging fight to appeal court

19 December 2016

The Court of Appeal rules after a High Court judgment upheld the government’s decision to force tobacco companies to use plain, standardised packaging for all their products. Watch the broadcast, in association with Sky News.

  • My legal life: Nick McDonald

  • Judicial review battle over assisted dying

  • Tributes paid to ‘legal legend’ Harry Ellis, 100

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Roundtable: Brexit

The latest Gazette roundtable considered varying scenarios for the profession attendant upon leaving the EU.

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  • Data

    Data page – January 2017

    19 January 2017

    The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

  • High Court

    Duplication of enforcement

    16 January 2017

    What happens when two professional bodies receive a virtually identical complaint about a member concerning a breach of their rules, code or principles?

  • Glamorgan council

    Local government: cuts to library provision

    16 January 2017By Nicholas Dobson

    When local authorities plan to reduce, restructure or rationalise library services, litigation often results.

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Immigration

29 November 2016

The Supreme Court gave guidance on appeals relating to deportation of foreign criminals which were based on article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and held that the policies adopted by the secretary of state and given effect by the Immigration Rules were a relevant and important consideration.

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BOOK REVIEW: Profitability and law firm management (2nd edition)

9 January 2017By David Pickup

Managing partners need to read this book, which can be dipped into or read at length.

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BOOK REVIEW: Flack’s Last Shift

9 January 2017By Sir Mark Warby

A prolific writer of non-fiction takes a confident stride with this debut novel.

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Christmas gift ideas: legal books

22 December 2016By David Pickup

David Pickup runs through a selection of legal-themed books that could serve as stocking-fillers.

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