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‘One of them actually delivered a speech’


The legal profession was now open to women, but accessing its toilets, canteens and clubs took longer.

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal courtroom

SDT decisions

5 August 2019

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


Double jeopardy

5 August 2019By Melanie Newman

When the Civil Liability Act ushers in reduced whiplash payouts and curtails legal costs for minor injuries, defence lawyers will need to raise their game alongside their claimant counterparts. Melanie Newman reports


‘Unless Britain can produce more Rose Heilbrons...

2019-07-30T15:59:00+01:00By Lucinda Acland,

Mothers and daughters working in the law.

Brene Brown

Bringing mental illness into the open

29 July 2019By Helen L. Conway

View from the District Bench.


Roads to recovery

29 July 2019By Marialuisa Taddia

Overstretched bailiffs and enforcement processes as complex as the original court case are the hallmarks of a civil recovery regime that is not fit for purpose. Marialuisa Taddia reports

Canary Wharf

Balancing act

29 July 2019By

No one talks about ‘light touch’ regulation in financial services these days. But is the FCA struggling to find the right balance between intervention and fostering innovation? Grania Langdon-Down reports


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


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.


Data page – July 2019


The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

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Simon welling

Insight: Money talks – How law firms can avoid paying the price for late payments

15 April 2019By Simon Welling

Simon Welling, director of sales and marketing at Wesleyan Bank, on managing your firm’s finances effectively.

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Insight: How does it feel to be hacked?

4 February 2019

Law Society partner and global insurer Hiscox, along with folding bike manufacturer Brompton set out to discover by staging a series of real world hacks.

Istvan Lam

Your guide to avoiding the most common data breaches

19 November 2018By István Lám

István Lám, CEO and founder of Tresorit, explains how law firms can avoid the most common type of data breaches resulting from human error.


Insight: Tenant endorsements


The majority of title insurance policies are geared towards protecting property owners. Here we look at cover that is aimed at protecting the interests of tenants.

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