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A disciplinary concept that still has value

22 July 2019By John Gould

What is integrity?

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Decisions and SRA interventions

22 July 2019

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


Battle lines

22 July 2019

When a promising military career is cut short by injury, fighting for compensation to rebuild your life can be a process fraught with obstacles. Rachel Rothwell speaks to the solicitors who act for service personnel


Direct pay offer was not ‘unlawful inducement’

22 July 2019By Chris Tutton

Latest in employment law.


Chain reaction

22 July 2019By Marialuisa Taddia

Residential conveyancers struggle to recall a ‘normal’ period, with regulatory change, a volatile economy and low margins all front of mind. Marialuisa Taddia reports.

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Fighting on two fronts

22 July 2019By

Plight of seriously injured military personnel who seek compensation from the MoD when their careers are cut short by negligence isn’t vocalised enough.

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Contingency plan

15 July 2019By

A contingent legal aid fund: talked and written about for decades, to no avail.

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Wiping the slate clean

8 July 2019By

Are accident-prone outsourcing giants just too big to jettison?


In-house culture club

1 July 2019By

A general counsel who has the ear of the chief executive and the board will be talking about culture, risk and crises.

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I. Stephanie Boyce, deputy vice president, Law Society of England and Wales

Finding faith, hope and opportunity

22 July 2019By I. Stephanie Boyce

Law Society deputy vice-president says she will bring a unique perspective.


Blog: Mother in Law


Diary of a busy practitioner, juggling work and family somewhere in England. This week: tackling tiredness.


Insurers, not Gauke, screwed up on the discount rate


Insurers are angry they didn’t get what they wanted. It was foolish to assume they had won the argument.

Dagmar Steffens

Firms should reach out to universities

2019-07-18T09:04:00+01:00By Dagmar Steffens

Academic research has much to offer innovative legal practices - but not enough are taking advantage of synergistic link-ups.

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News focus: Less than zero chills insurers

22 July 2019By

Insurers are predictably disgruntled after the lord chancellor failed to deliver the personal injury discount rate they were expecting. Solicitors are divided too, so who are the real winners?

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How to: use gender-neutral language

17 June 2019By Melanie Newman

By writing ‘Dear Sirs’, some lawyers feel they are holding out against political correctness. But the battle against gender-neutral language is surely a losing cause, reports Melanie Newman

Stressed worker

How to leave work at the front door

3 June 2019By Katharine Freeland

Switching off from the office will make you happier and more productive, but this is easier said than done. Katharine Freeland offers some top tips about how to strike a healthy work/life balance


How to: make the most of PR

25 March 2019By

A public relations strategy need not just be for the very largest practices – in a crowded market, firms of all sizes are seeking ways to stand out. Eduardo Reyes reports

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A dirty war for supremacy

22 July 2019By Christopher Stanley

Counterinsurgency and Collusion in Northern Ireland |  Mark McGovern


Talking about my generation

22 July 2019By

The Saturday Girls | Elizabeth Woodcraft


Life on the edge: when evil becomes the new normal

2019-07-12T09:29:00+01:00By David Pickup

Perpetrators of International Crimes: Theories, Methods and Evidence | Alette Smeulers, Maartje Weerdesteijn and Barbora Hola

Family court

Picking up the pieces post-LASPO

8 July 2019

After the Act: Access to Family Justice after LASPO | Mavis Maclean, John Eekelaar

Data lock computer

Essential guide to navigating data protection

8 July 2019

Data Protection Toolkit (2nd edition) | Alison Matthews

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