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The latest features, comment and analysis from the Gazette

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18 January 2019

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Asia-Pacific property: What UK lawyers need to know

17 January 2019By Tiffany Wan

Better understanding of Hong Kong markets will greatly assist the UK legal profession in handling foreign enquiries and understanding their clientele, writes Tiffany Wan.

Siobhan McLaughlin

Living dangerously

14 January 2019By Marialuisa Taddia

Many unmarried couples are unaware of their lack of legal rights in the event of separation or death, but will a growing appetite for reform actually change ‘outdated’ laws? Marialuisa Taddia reports

Nicholas Dobson

Town hall services in tough times

14 January 2019By Nicholas Dobson

How to allocate town hall services fairly amid austerity

Frank maher

Risks to look out for in 2019

14 January 2019By Frank Maher

Challenges in GDPR, anti-money laundering, claims and insurance, and professional regulation lie in the year ahead.

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Paul rogerson

Stand up and be quoted

14 January 2019By

2019 marks the centenary of women being allowed to qualify. It’s about time the voices of female solicitors are heard loud and clear in the media.

Eduardo Reyes coutout

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.

Paul rogerson

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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We're doomed. No, really, this time we are

16 January 2019By

The Global Risks Report has delivered its annual lugubrious message.

Jonathan Goldsmith

The impact of the US shutdown

14 January 2019By

Court fees and other funds have allowed the federal court system to continue to operate - but money is expected to run out this Friday.

Rachel Rothwell landscape

Heavy-hitters take AIM at litigation

14 January 2019By

Litigation funders target London market as cash piles up for investment in disputes.

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Bezos split should inspire mediation rethink

11 January 2019By

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos's approach lends itself to mediation. It's a shame that take-up of information and assessment meetings has continuously declined since LASPO.

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Lord Burnett of Maldon

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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