The latest features, comment and analysis from the Gazette


Deafness and the justice system

17 April 2019By Dr Elizabeth Wakeland

Individuals’ level of hearing loss will impact on their ability to participate in legal proceedings, whether criminal, family or civil.

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'On a first-name basis' with a tribunal member

16 April 2019By Nick Storrs, Ryan Cable

Arbitrators and counsel must be sensitive to the perception of bias in a market known to be characteristically 'warm and friendly'.

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Alleged judicial bias in Uber case

15 April 2019By Masood Ahmed

Civil procedure


SDT decisions

15 April 2019

Decisions filed recently with the Law Society, which may be subject to appeal.

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Breaking new ground

15 April 2019By

As a magic circle lifer one of Michael Castle’s toughest assignments was paving the way for development of Arsenal FC’s iconic Highbury stadium. Recently headhunted to lead Deloitte’s ambitious legal arm he now has more hallowed turf in his sights, hears Jonathan Rayner

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Castle's in the air

15 April 2019By

Deloitte and its peers reckon they can transform legal services.

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Class of 2019

8 April 2019By

Traditionally the Cinderella of the diversity industry, perhaps social class figures are the next dataset to be disclosed by Big Law.

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Beating the benchmark

1 April 2019By

Small and medium-sized law firms’ revenue has increased across all regions and most types of work.

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Albeit not perfect, gender pay gap reporting shines spotlight on issues

25 April 2019By Julie Thomas

Process encourages a committment to change.

John Hyde

Maybe lawyers need to be forced to be nice?

24 April 2019By

New York lawyers have new rules around politeness and decorum. It’s a refreshing approach.

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It’s about time the government helped the NHS, not the insurance industry

24 April 2019By Trevor Sterling

Efforts must be focused on allocating funds to our ailing healthcare system.

Jonathan Goldsmith

UK opts into several EU criminal measures just before Brexit

23 April 2019By

The surprising moves are in the hope of forming seamless criminal cooperation once we leave the EU.

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News focus: Inquests show that not all are equal in death

15 April 2019By

State actors are handed millions for expensive lawyers while bereaved families get little or nothing. Calls for equality of arms at inquests are getting louder, with MPs demanding reform


How to: make the most of PR

25 March 2019By

A public relations strategy need not just be for the very largest practices – in a crowded market, firms of all sizes are seeking ways to stand out. Eduardo Reyes reports

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