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Home truths

15 April 2019By Melanie Newman

The law on domestic abuse, coercive control and violence has changed. But antiquated attitudes die hard and every step forward is a struggle, hears Melanie Newman

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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Beyond the echo chamber

15 April 2019By Joanna Goodman

This month’s CodeX FutureLaw conference, held at Stanford Law School in California, sought to include new perspectives on legal technology. It’s time to tackle tribalism

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Law Society spotlight: Your Council needs you…

8 April 2019

Interested in becoming a Law Society Council member? Here’s all you need to know…

The city

Works in progress

8 April 2019By Marialuisa Taddia

Brexit looms large over commercial property lawyers, writes Marialuisa Taddia. Meanwhile, traditional sources of work are being usurped by build-to-rent and the logistics infrastructure spawned by online retailing

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Rights of passage

1 April 2019By

The Windrush scandal has cast a shadow over government attempts to alleviate the UK’s ‘callous’ immigration policies, undermining aspirations for a ‘Global Britain’. Grania Langdon-Down reports

Desk ideas

Five tips for writing a book

25 March 2019By Katharine Freeland

Whether pushing the boundaries of historical realism or updating legal concepts in an academic tome, certain rules of writing will always apply. Katharine Freeland asks authors for their takes on how to write a successful book

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Paid to persuade

25 March 2019By Marialuisa Taddia

For decades, government and public affairs practices in UK law firms trailed US-style lawyer-lobbyists. But with Brexit looming large they have been catching up, writes Marialuisa Taddia

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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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Women who blazed a trail for the pioneers

25 March 2019By Dr Judith Bourne

The women who came before the first solicitors and barristers - earlier attempts to open up the legal profession.

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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.

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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