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Law Society spotlight: December's Council meeting

13 December 2018

Council met at Chancery Lane for the last time in 2018 on 5 December.

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Decisions and SRA interventions

10 December 2018

Decisions filed recently with the Law Society (which may be subject to appeal)

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Amenability to judicial review

10 December 2018By Melanie Carter, Alistair Williams

Public and regulatory

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Second republic

10 December 2018By Marialuisa Taddia

Taiwan is looking beyond China to develop wider business links – and this could be good news for UK law firms specialising in international trade. Marialuisa Taddia reports


Happy anniversary?

10 December 2018By

Seven decades on, is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights a ‘shining beacon’ or a monument to governmental hypocrisy? Eduardo Reyes reports

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A light that still shines

10 December 2018By

During a time in which we are increasingly warned that human rights are eroding, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights remains resilient.

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Continental drift

3 December 2018By

No matter how hard we try, we cannot ignore the fact that even City lawyers have no cause to sit comfortably as Brexit looms.

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Skin in the game

26 November 2018By

Do we need more transparency in the legal system so we know who is profiting from what?

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LASPO review: have your say

14 December 2018By

The Ministry of Justice's report won't be out until early next year now. Share your views on what it should say.

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How much did divorce law change in 2018?

14 December 2018By Stephen Lyon

Last year has seen significant developments, but there is still a way to go.

Michael Bailey

Burning bridges regarding return to private practice?

14 December 2018

I’m an 8-year qualified property lawyer considering a move to the public sector.

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Flexible hours in civil and family courts

13 December 2018By Lucy Frazer QC MP

Impact of pilots on judiciary and legal professionals will be closely monitored, writes justice minister Lucy Frazer.

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News focus: Short-circuiting justice?

10 December 2018By

International Forum on Online Courts slays myth of ‘idealised version’ of the justice system but not everyone agrees that ‘unique quality of digital’ can improve both fairness and efficiency

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How to: work part-time

3 December 2018By Marialuisa Taddia

Part-time lawyers have long been seen as lacking commitment to their careers and to their clients. But that hackneyed view is changing, reports Marialuisa Taddia

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