Eduardo Reyes

Eduardo Reyes

Features editor

Contact info

Tel:
020 8049 3813
Email:
eduardo.reyes@lawsociety.org.uk
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    Feature

    Duty bound

    11 October 2021

    This year marks 20 years of the race equality duty, introduced in the wake of the Macpherson report’s damning indictment of ‘institutional racism’ in the police. We assess the duty’s impact and enduring legacy.

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    Opinion

    Can Raab be holistic?

    20 September 2021

    Ministry of Justice welcomes its eighth justice secretary and lord chancellor in 10 years.

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    Feature

    Back to the office – but whose?

    13 September 2021

    The world of work has changed for good, with serious implications for the legal jobs market.

  • Polly Sweeney
    Profile

    Climb every mountain

    6 September 2021

    For Polly Sweeney, public law is a compulsion. In her spare time, hears Eduardo Reyes, she scales different heights.

  • Internally displaced families from northern provinces, who fled from their homes due to the fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces, take shelter in a public park in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Opinion

    Fleeing Afghans are up against three decades of Britain’s mean stance on asylum

    2021-08-17T10:06:00

    Most people will be hoping the UK ambassador to Afghanistan will issue many, many visas. Last week it was controversial to make such an argument.

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    News

    Hourly rates rebuff for non-London commercial firms

    2021-08-02T10:53:00

    Master of rolls to consider proposed rises in guideline rates frozen since 2010.

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    Profile

    Strength in numbers

    2 August 2021

    Metamorph, the new owner of QualitySolicitors, claims to be revolutionising legal services. Executive chair Tony Stockdale tells Eduardo Reyes why the consolidator is prospering when so many other ‘game-changers’ have faded away.

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    Opinion

    A levels and training contracts – don’t ask, don’t tell

    2021-07-30T07:52:00

    I’m waiting for A level results. 10 August. Not mine, of course, but my eldest daughter’s – but as well as wanting the best for her, it’s brought back that clear sense I had of everything in my future riding on results day.

  • Eduardo-Reyes-2019
    Opinion

    Words – how a right becomes a cost

    2021-07-20T13:18:00

    There's a klaxon going off above the language being used to describe the rights of children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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    Feature

    Shining stars?

    12 July 2021

    The legal profession long ago embarked on a journey with online reviews – from shutting down the ‘Solicitors from Hell’ website to the prospect of compulsory online ratings.

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    Feature

    A year like no other

    5 July 2021

    How has the economic confusion of the Covid-19 pandemic changed legal recruitment?

  • Eduardo-Reyes-2019
    Opinion

    Online reviews are old hat

    2021-06-30T09:53:00

    LSB excitement about online reviews for law firms is quaint and mistaken. Clients now ask their networks for recommendations.

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    Feature

    How to: Close a pay gap

    28 June 2021

    The underlying reasons for pay gaps measured by gender, race, ethnicity or disability are complex. All the more reason to start addressing them.

  • Me too
    Feature

    Men behaving badly

    7 June 2021

    Will the SRA’s drubbing in Beckwith inhibit its longer-term efforts to curb sexual misconduct in the legal profession? And should we take at face value pledges by law firms that they will get serious when confronted by such allegations? Eduardo Reyes reports.

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    Opinion

    SENDing the wrong message

    24 May 2021

    Gazette readers who have direct experience of dealing with a local authority on behalf of disabled children, whether as parents or as lawyers acting on behalf of clients, will look at the latest salvo against ‘high needs’ children by the president of the Society of County Treasurers and think: where ...

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    Feature

    How to: Keep clients close

    24 May 2021

    Business development and contact-building have barely been possible in-person for over a year. But, as Eduardo Reyes discovers, that has not stopped imaginative law firms from keeping clients engaged and entertained – and a hybrid approach looks here to stay

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    Opinion

    The legal sector’s unadmitted threat to ‘London weighting’

    2021-05-21T10:53:00

    Law firms and consultants of all types who advise them are very keen to talk about ‘the post-Covid world’. Anyone with the strength to wade out past the articles on Martin Bashir and princess Diana, which stretch almost the horizon today, will find a lot of ‘thought leadership’ pieces on ...

  • Student studying using phone and laptop
    News

    Disabled people ‘wilfully excluded’ in new super-exam

    2021-04-30T10:32:00

    SQE is intended to widen inclusion but could bar use of popular assistive technology, disabled lawyers complain.

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    Opinion

    Awards: the time I (almost) won

    2021-04-26T11:00:00

    If you are thinking of submitting an award entry, my advice is don’t hold back.

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    Opinion

    It is damaging to rely on one model of disability

    2021-04-15T07:32:00

    There is an important story to be told about disability, and it is told with increasing confidence.

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