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SRA

Decisions and SRA interventions

15 October 2018

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

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Natural resource

15 October 2018By Jonthan Rayner

Blessed with vast resources of oil and natural gas, west Africa is a magnet for international projects worth billions. With patience, UK law firms can get a slice of the action too, reports Jonathan Rayner

Green shoots

Green shoots

8 October 2018By Marialuisa Taddia

The number of climate laws and policies worldwide has risen 20‑fold in just two decades. No wonder legal firms are ploughing money into their ‘green law’ teams, reports Marialuisa Taddia

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September’s Council meeting

8 October 2018

Law Society spotlight

Party

Five tips for saying what you do

8 October 2018By

You’ll never again have to worry at parties when someone asks the dreaded question, ‘What do you do then?’, thanks to Eduardo Reyes’ top small-talk gambits

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Street value

1 October 2018By

Small law firms are facing unprecedented pressures, ranging from price transparency and GDPR to unregulated competition. Jonathan Rayner gauges the mood at the Law Society Small Firms Division annual conference

Ed fletcher

Lawyers must fight their instincts in order to become great leaders

25 September 2018By Ed Fletcher

As lawyers, we often find the characteristics of great leadership contrary to our natural inclinations. Lawyers are often hardwired to manage not lead.

Cliff Richard

Out of harm’s way

24 September 2018By

High-profile cases such as Sir Cliff Richard’s battle with the BBC are transforming media law. Now social media companies as well as traditional publishers are being held to account for what they disseminate

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SIF: An imminent demise

24 September 2018By Fiona Swann

Special Focus: PII

Matt gingell

Social media for lawyers: A simple guide

21 September 2018

Some pitfalls to watch out for for those active on social media.

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An ‘appalling vista’

11 June 2018By

A newly established group of parliamentarians aims to counter widespread indifference to allegedly wrongful convictions. Lawyers are being urged to support them.

John Hyde

Courts crisis: A day in the life of Swindon Combined Court

21 May 2018By

Gazette reporter John Hyde spent a day in Swindon Combined Court, read his account.

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Manchester Crown Court and CJC

21 May 2018By

Gazette reporter Max Walters spent a day in Manchester Crown Court and CJC, read his account.

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Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court

21 May 2018By

Gazette reporter Monidipa Fouzder spent a day in Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court, read her account.

Robert Kelly

Insight: Chelsea F.C. a footbridge too far

30 April 2018By

Robert Kelly of Stewart Title looks at ways in which developers can deal with potential rights of light claims.

Alistair Hazell

Insight: The benefits of private banking

30 April 2018By Alastair Hazell

In an increasingly automated world, Alastair Hazell of Hampden & Co describes how private banking can offer the benefits of a more personal service to both legal professionals and their clients.

Brian Boehmer

Insight: Timing is everything in the PII market today

5 February 2018By

Despite the end of the traditional renewal date timing still matters, says Lockton’s Brian Boehmer.

Robert Kelly

Insight: Will Parliament draw a line under boundary disputes?

29 January 2018By

New bill could resolve expensive problem, says Stewart Title’s Robert Kelly

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