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London fire brigade

Disregarding ‘procedural fairness’

6 July 2015By Julian Farrand

Life as a litigant in person reveals the routine disregard of natural justice.


Scope of settlement agreements

6 July 2015By Jim McDonnell

The Court of Appeal provides some useful guidance on the scope of patent settlement agreements.

Nicholas Dobson

Mayoral money for nothing

6 July 2015By Nicholas Dobson

Liverpool mayor fails to overturn tribunal finding relating to outside employment.


South-east Asia shapes regional economic area

6 July 2015By Marialuisa Taddia

International lawyers are cautiously optimistic about a regional economic area for south-east Asia, despite protectionist barriers in the legal sector.

Colin taylor

PII Focus: the broker's view

6 July 2015By Colin Taylor

How firms can keep PII prices down without prejudicing protection.

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London City

Unjust obligations on lawyers

29 June 2015

How could singular City skillsets meet the demands of poorer people?

Sheryl sandberg

Setting a bench mark

22 June 2015

Solicitors have the opportunity to shadow judges and observe their skills.


Lawyers rerouted

15 June 2015

A system that focuses almost exclusively on the point of professional entry is skewed.

London Stock Exchange

Gateley: the first to market

8 June 2015

Ten years on from Clementi, a law firm floats.

Financial Conduct Authority

Financial fair play?

18 May 2015

It seems reasonable to expect bankers to meet the same regulatory standard as solicitors.

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Lords Dyson and Thomas with Michael Gove

No choice but to act now

6 July 2015By Joshua Rozenberg

Michael Gove must prove his commitment to the rule of law, or justice will be relevant to fewer people

Slater and Gordon HQ Chancery Lane on say of Quindell acquisition

Taking stock of Slater

6 July 2015

The quoted firm’s market travails highlight one downside of flotation

Michael Cross

Easter Rising still unsettles

6 July 2015By

Events in Ireland in 1916 pose contemporary questions for the rule of law

Rachel rothwell

A portal for clin neg?

3 July 2015By

Fixed fees in clinical negligence would need to be within a tight process.

Elly Proudlock

Corporate criminal liability

2 July 2015By Elly Proudlock

Should the corporate bribery offence be extended to other acts of financial crime?

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