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Joanna Goodman

Through a different lens

18 February 2019By Joanna Goodman

In what will be a year of significant change, looking at legal tech through a quadrant model can help firms focus on new developments that will help their business strategy.

Susan acland hood

Sitting in judgement

18 February 2019By

Adversarial justice is founded upon representation and a properly functioning court system that can accommodate robust procedure. But is ‘reform’ pushing our jurisdiction into ‘inquisitorial’ territory? Eduardo Reyes reports from the latest Gazette roundtable

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Starred digests: 14 February 2019

14 February 2019

This week’s law reports include claims proceedings under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976, after the death of an entrepreneur in an accident involving an ambulance, for which the defendants conceded liability.

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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Coping with a care crisis

11 February 2019By Marialuisa Taddia

There is little wrong with the 30-year-old Children Act, lawyers tell Marialuisa Taddia. But years of austerity too often compromise the legal process, challenging the ability of courts and social services to prioritise the interests of the vulnerable.

Claire quinn

Law Society spotlight: A day in the life

4 February 2019

A relationship manager’s diary encompasses a plethora of activities designed to place members at the heart of everything that the Law Society does

Future lawyers

Training lawyers for tomorrow

4 February 2019By

Can new gateways to a legal career mitigate the eye-watering cost of qualification and boost diversity? Grania Langdon-Down reports

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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.

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Decisions and SRA interventions

28 January 2019

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

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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.

Houses

Insight: Tenant endorsements

30 October 2018

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.

Simon Hewitt

Insight: Building houses and saving the countryside

9 July 2018By Simon Hewitt

Simon Hewitt of First Title Insurance plc looks at the idea of a fundamental shift in approach offered by Shaun Spiers, executive director of the Green Alliance.

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.

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