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Data page – July 2017

20 July 2017

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

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Extending the Unified Patent Court beyond the EU?

18 July 2017By Kaya Elkiner

It is possible that the London-based UPC could have a future in Britain after Brexit - if roles are formalised now.

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A historic first for Wales

17 July 2017By Marshall Phillips

How the country’s first housing act is changing the law.

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Law Society Council: Say hello and wave goodbye

17 July 2017

July’s meeting of the Law Society Council was the first for new president Joe Egan.

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Digital pirates – on a sinking ship?

17 July 2017By Tom Collins

CJEU decision could make file-sharing sites constitute as copyright infringement.

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Working knowledge

17 July 2017

Our careers counsellors are drawn from right across the profession.

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Leader: High vis test

10 July 2017

Visible support signals to LGBT lawyers that they can be comfortable.

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Change in an instant

3 July 2017

There is likely a huge adjustment coming for in-house lawyers

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Our courts are in profit, so when do we see the benefit?

21 July 2017By

The trouble with turning justice into a commodity is you raise customer expectations.

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Whitlam’s Law: Time to change outmoded drink-driving laws

21 July 2017By Amy Clowrey

Law must give prosecutors ability to catch those drink-driving on private land.

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Wills: digital v the real world

18 July 2017By

E-signatures have had formal legal status for 17 years but are still science fiction for many legal purposes.

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New Brexit papers on the CJEU

17 July 2017By

Brexit negotiation positions offer stark contrasts in the role of lawyers in pending proceedings after UK withdrawal.

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How to: Take a sabbatical

12 June 2017By

A solicitor can return from a sabbatical refreshed and brimming with ideas. The experience can leave a lasting imprint on a law firm’s culture too.

Act for SMEs

Act for SMEs

15 May 2017By Marialuisa Taddia

Law firms must be innovative with charging structures to exploit rising demand from 5.5 million SMEs.


Make agile working work

8 May 2017By

Professionals are demanding flexible working – and legal employers which have responded claim excellent results

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Partner of murdered former Eastenders actress appeals life sentence

10 July 2017

Arthur Simpson-Kent, the partner of former EastEnders actress Sian Blake, appeals his whole life sentence for murdering her and their two children after learning she was going to leave him and take them with her. Watch the broadcast, in association with Sky News.



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