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Suzanne gill

Restarting a legal career after starting a family

16 July 2018By Suzanne Gill, Chelsey Newsom

I was a commercial property associate at a biggish regional firm when I took a career break to start a family. That was six years ago. Have you got any advice about getting back into a legal career?

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July’s Council meeting

16 July 2018

Law Society spotlight

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Assessing the adjudication pilot

16 July 2018By Masood Ahmed

Professional negligence.


A long haul fight

16 July 2018By Marialuisa Taddia

Jackson LJ sees the controversy generated by his civil justice reforms as a mark of their success – and there is more to come. But has the legal profession really adjusted to the new economics of costs?

How to build a website

How to: create a better website

16 July 2018

The best law firm websites are not fancy. They are quick to load and easy to navigate.

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Paul rogerson

New tribunal is a banker

16 July 2018By

I attended the launch of a report calling for the establishment of a financial services tribunal to provide redress for SMEs ill-treated by their banks.

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Services not included

9 July 2018By

Theresa May was preparing to convene her warring cabinet at Chequers for crucial talks on a final Brexit strategy as the Gazette went to press.

Paul rogerson

Union dues

2 July 2018By

Research shows that two out of three cohabiting couples wrongly believe ‘common law marriage’ laws come into play when dividing up their finances.

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Joshua Rozenberg

Filling the judicial void

16 July 2018By Joshua Rozenberg

Three new UK Supreme Court appointments were announced last month.

Laurence lieberman

2020 Vision: The Judiciary's Tech Message

13 July 2018By Laurence Lieberman

We are at a pivotal moment where the Courts and Tribunals, particularly the County Court, are under immense strain due to lack of resources.

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Legal aid u-turn is welcome - but there is more to do

13 July 2018By Ilona Pinter

At the Children’s Society we are determined that no child will be left in legal limbo.

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Supreme Courts should not be supreme

13 July 2018By Michael Cross in New York

The brouhaha over president Trump’s nominee is a reminder of the perils of judicial supremacy.

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