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Trade treaties: pact agenda

4 December 2017By Marialuisa Taddia

UK haggling over a post-Brexit trade deal has cast a spotlight on the proliferation of treaties subject to ever more complex laws and regulations. Marialuisa Taddia reports

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Technology: netminder is a good save

4 December 2017By Joanna Goodman

AI goalie keeps out email howlers, while a chatbot takes the strain off junior clerks.

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Employment: Is the gig finally up for Uber?

4 December 2017By Karen Baxter

The ride-hailing business has been doing battle in the UK employment tribunals – and it has not fared well.


Challenging the validity of a trade mark

4 December 2017By Dominic Green, Kate Selway

A recent judgment provides certainty for those who have acquired local goodwill.

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Establishing fraudulent calumny

4 December 2017

Christodoulides v Marcou considers whether trial judge applied the correct legal principles for establishing fraudulent calumny.

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Beauty contest cancelled

4 December 2017

Bar regulator has handed over a welcome Christmas present.

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Hidden in plain sight

27 November 2017

There is a worrying ambivalence towards complaints of sexual harassment

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Super-exam: more to do

20 November 2017

Does the work experience requirement of SQE set the bar too low?

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Regulators need to learn to let go

8 December 2017By

The Bar Standards Board's pursuit of Lincoln Crawford has rightly come under fire.

Jennifer Millins, Employment Partner and Camilla Down, Employment Associate at Mishcon de Reya

Judging equality at the BBC

8 December 2017By Jennifer Millins, Camilla Down

The BBC’s gender pay gap is below the national average – but the broadcaster still has serious problems on equal pay and diversity.

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NHS rapid redress is a step in the right direction

7 December 2017By Richard Lodge

Uncertainties remain over government scheme to reform birth injury compensation, but it’s a start.

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News focus: what the budget means for solicitors

27 November 2017By Gazette newsdesk

There were few surprises for solicitors in the budget, with stamp duty land tax and avoidance in the chancellor’s sights. Deep cuts to justice spending went unmentioned

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How to: Make the most of PR

16 October 2017By

Why are some firms always popping up in the media while others struggle to get coverage? And how should you handle a crisis?

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