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Alison herbert

Happiness. A luxury or necessity?

20 March 2019By Alison Herbert

2009 research showed that as a profession we are more likely to suffer from mental ill-health.


Baby boomers v millennials

18 March 2019By

People in Practice conference.


Decisions and SRA interventions

18 March 2019

Decisions filed recently with the Law Society (which may be subject to appeal).

Anthony Edwards

Up-skirting, PET forms and adjournments

18 March 2019By Anthony Edwards

Criminal law

At the table

Too much information?

18 March 2019By Joanna Goodman

Much is written about the data-driven law firm, but what does that actually mean in practice? How are law firms really using data to support and grow their business? Joanna Goodman reports from the Gazette’s latest technology roundtable

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Small comfort for SMEs

18 March 2019By

Tribunal is the only forum that will restore trust between SMEs and their lenders.

Paul rogerson

Across the divides

11 March 2019By

Northshoring is changing the face of legal business.

Eduardo Reyes coutout

Client state

4 March 2019

There are few reasons for the legal profession to be cheerful as the Brexit deadline looms ever nearer

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Tackling money laundering: making sure firms are doing their job

20 March 2019By Paul Philip

If we don’t successfully address the problem, the social, economic and security consequences can be devastating.

Susan hawley

Passing the buck: corporate liability reform must not be further delayed

19 March 2019By Susan Hawley

Action - including an extension of the 'failure to prevent' offence - is long overdue.

Jonathan Goldsmith

A CJEU decision touching UK citizens with an EU nationality

19 March 2019By

UK citizens with a second EU nationality must become acquainted with the nationality law of their second Member State.

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Can I return to law after five years out?

18 March 2019

The organisation I worked for went into insolvency and at the time I had around 18 months’ qualifying experience.

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News focus: Equality still a work in progress

11 March 2019By

New Law Society research confirms that tackling unconscious bias, fair pay and promoting widespread flexible working are key elements needed to achieve gender equality in the legal profession.

Bad news

How to: give a client bad news

11 February 2019By Katharine Freeland

Solicitors are often the bearer of bad news to their clients, but there are ways to deliver this information without damaging your relationship. Katharine Freeland reports.

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