The latest features, comment and analysis from the Gazette


Pay-for-delay rulings under appeal

5 December 2016By Miranda Cole

Appeals have potentially significant ramifications for the upcoming Competition Appeal Tribunal hearings in the GSK paroxetine case.


Roundtable: Brexit

5 December 2016By

At the latest Gazette roundtable, attendees considered varying scenarios for the profession attendant upon leaving the EU.

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Banking: legal challenges

5 December 2016By Marialuisa Taddia

A deluge of new regulation and disruptive technology are presenting banks with a range of legal challenges.

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Arbitration: service of notice

28 November 2016By Masood Ahmed

The issue of whether the correct party has been served in arbitration becomes complicated in an agent-principal scenario.

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Litigation funding: capital gain

28 November 2016By

Excalibur went against third-party funders on important costs issues, but the sector was delighted by Tomlinson LJ’s assertion that the sector is now mainstream.

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Brexit eusigns

Shaping Brexit

5 December 2016

To discern the impact of leaving the EU, observe the decisions of clients.

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Whitehall farce closes

28 November 2016

Solicitors pointed to the dangers of hiving off a natural monopoly.


Whiplash backlash

21 November 2016

Solicitors must get up off the canvas to fight these PI reforms.

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E-lawyers: a French solution for the future

5 December 2016By

In France, European Lawyers Day will be met with another move to help the profession and clients cope with ‘Uberisation’.

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A new jurisdiction

5 December 2016By Joshua Rozenberg

Common rules across civil, family and tribunals would herald the biggest shakeup of our justice system since 1873.

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Solicitors standing up for justice

5 December 2016By Robert Bourns

Our justice system is verging on crisis. Solicitors must unite.

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Who audits the auditors?

2 December 2016By Hannah Laming, Nicholas Querée

As both regulators and private litigants sharpen their focus on corporate governance, the universe of criminal and civil risks for auditors is set to expand.

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How to change specialiasm

How to: change specialism

7 November 2016By Marialuisa Taddia

Moving practice area or career sector can be daunting. But given persistence and time it can pay off, reports Marialuisa Taddia.


How to: make pro bono work

31 October 2016By

Ahead of National Pro Bono Week, we preview of a free new guide to how solicitors can give something back.

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How to: set up a law firm

12 September 2016By

Establishing a new firm is a daunting prospect but help is at hand.

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