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Criminal justice: How best to stop economic crime

18 September 2017By Lloyd Firth, Leila Gaafar

Are those responsible for preventing and controlling economic crime really up to it?

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GDPR: Don't panic on data protection

18 September 2017By Sarah Williamson

What law firms must do to survive data regulation’s new dawn

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Residential property: Don't write off leasehold just yet

18 September 2017By Russell Hewitson

As public concern mounts, leasehold must evolve if it is to survive.


Competition: Anti-competitive damages

18 September 2017By Louise Freeman, Elaine Whiteford

A tale of two trials: Mastercard, death spirals and MIFs.

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Seeing the wood for the trees

18 September 2017By Joanna Goodman

In legal IT, ‘disruption’ is morphing into the new normal. Solicitors must also keep an eye on the basics.

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Uncommon entrance

18 September 2017

Some of the older generation may have forgotten how green they were.

David Lammy

Reality check on race bias

11 September 2017

Without political will Lammy’s proposals will not become reality

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Hours of need?

4 September 2017

HMCTS appears impervious to facts over flexible court hours.

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I'm sorry Wales, but you can't leave now

19 September 2017By

The Welsh legal sector is thriving. Has anyone asked the lawyers if they want a separate jurisdiction?


Equifax, lawyers and a chatbot

19 September 2017By

Legal market needs to respond to consequences of artificial intelligence competition.

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Avoiding an arbitrary fix

18 September 2017By Mark Tawn

Cost-cutting must not curb the rights of wronged parties in clinical negligence cases.

Joshua Rozenberg

Clean code

18 September 2017By Joshua Rozenberg

How can we cut through a morass of sentencing law that dates back 650 years? Create a consolidation bill

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How to: Prepare for the succession

24 July 2017By

In smaller practices, succession planning is often left until retirement comes into view. That is a mistake.


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.

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