All Features articles

  • Women protest
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    Standing on the shoulders of giants

    14 October 2019

    Women’s Legal Landmarks project.

  • Simon Davis
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    Leaving the EU: what you need to do now

    14 October 2019

    Last-minute advice from the Law Society. 

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    Final countdown?

    14 October 2019

    The date, terms and even certainty of the UK’s departure from the EU are all in doubt, but law firms can still do more to plan and prepare. Melanie Newman reports

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    Gallery: Law Gazette Women in Law reception

    2019-10-10T10:57:00Z

    Last night the Law Gazette hosted a reception to mark 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, and the launch of the Gazette’s Women in the Law page.

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    Muddying the waters

    7 October 2019

    Burford Capital’s high-profile run-in with a short-seller has put litigation funders – and their suitability for listing – in the spotlight. Rachel Rothwell reports

  • DMZ ribbons
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    Dangerous territory

    7 October 2019

    Korea’s festering divide serves as a reminder of the intensifying worldwide struggle to uphold the rule of law and judicial independence. Michael Cross takes the pulse of the global profession at the International Bar Association’s annual conference in Seoul

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    Impostor syndrome – how to conquer your fears

    7 October 2019

    Introducing a new regular column on wellbeing in the legal profession.

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    Bull run tumbles

    30 September 2019

    Market metrics pored over by commercial property lawyers point to lean times for the sector in the UK. How is the profession responding? Marialuisa Taddia reports

  • Legal access
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    Eyes on the prize

    23 September 2019

    As consolidation enriches the first wave of legal tech entrepreneurs, competitions are springing up to pump-prime the next generation. Can they help sustain choice? 

  • ASEAN
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    Asia Specific

    23 September 2019

    A lack of central bureaucracy and divergent laws make the Association of Southeast Asian Nations a difficult market to crack, but for law firms that understand the region the potential is huge. Marialuisa Taddia reports.

  • Bensouda
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    Wars of the world

    16 September 2019

    The International Criminal Court marked its 21st anniversary with two landmark cases. But concerns persist that the court is not living up to its potential, reports Grania Langdon-Down.

  • Lady-Hale
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    All things equal

    9 September 2019

    Is the law just the law, or are there bold ways a court can deliver judgments in support of equality? Eduardo Reyes revisits 2010’s feminist judgments project to find out what happened next

  • Helena Normanton
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    Forgotten activists for law reform

    9 September 2019

    Early women barristers such as Helena Normanton were strong advocates for the legal protection of married women.

  • Choppy waters
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    Choppy waters

    2 September 2019

    After several years of calm, the professional indemnity insurance market is suddenly looking turbulent. Melanie Newman reports

  • Bailiff
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    Roads to recovery

    29 July 2019

    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

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    Balancing act

    29 July 2019

    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 

  • Housemontage
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    Chain reaction

    22 July 2019

    Residential conveyancers struggle to recall a ‘normal’ period, with regulatory change, a volatile economy and low margins all front of mind. Marialuisa Taddia reports.

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    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

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    Law Society spotlight: July’s Council meeting

    15 July 2019

    A report from this month’s meeting of the Law Society Council.

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    In-house conference: inside stories

    1 July 2019

    Budgeting, recruitment, new technology and pro bono ranked high on a list of topics under the critical gaze of GCs at the Law Society’s In-house Division annual conference. Jonathan Rayner reports