All Features articles – Page 5

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    How to: Set free your robo-lawyer

    5 March 2018

    A new generation of tech startups will enable law firms of all sizes and in-house teams to reap the benefits of artificial intelligence.

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    Family trials and tribulations

    5 March 2018

    Contentious probate is booming but need not lead to courtroom drama.

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    Special education needs: Learning to fight

    26 February 2018

    Cash-strapped councils are cutting corners for children with special educational needs, reports Grania Langdon-Down. Do their policies trump the law?

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    Education: Ready for anything?

    26 February 2018

    Two-year degrees, paying more to do Law, learning to code – aspiring lawyers have more to think about than the ‘super-exam’.

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    Class warrior: Interview with David Greene

    19 February 2018

    Group action pioneer and Gazette Legal Personality of the Year David Greene has spent his career battling the establishment, hears.

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    Accountants: Counter strike

    12 February 2018

    Accountancy’s billion-dollar quartet and smaller networks are intent on grabbing a bigger slice of legal services. How much of a threat do they pose? Lawrie Holmes reports

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    PII SPECIAL: Storm watching

    5 February 2018

    Market for indemnity cover remains benign, but a slew of natural disasters has cast a cloud over future premium rates. Eduardo Reyes  reports.

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    Banking disputes: time for a tribunal

    5 February 2018

    An expanded ombudsman scheme is welcome, but we need a tribunal to overhaul the culture of our banking industry and remedy a structural access to justice deficit

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    Brought to account

    5 February 2018

    Managers with the personal touch of Captain Mainwaring are a vanished breed. So what should law firms expect of their banks?

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    Round the houses

    29 January 2018

    Digitisation, liability for identity fraud and cybercrime are among urgent challenges facing residential conveyancers. Grania Langdon -Down reports

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    American revolution

    29 January 2018

    Leading City firms are feeling the heat as London’s US contingent vacuums up top talent and climbs the deal rankings. Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    In with the new

    8 January 2018

    December’s Council meeting, at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, had a packed agenda which looked back over 2017 and forward to implementing changes already under way.

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    Technology: netminder is a good save

    4 December 2017

    AI goalie keeps out email howlers, while a chatbot takes the strain off junior clerks.

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    Trade treaties: pact agenda

    4 December 2017

    UK haggling over a post-Brexit trade deal has cast a spotlight on the proliferation of treaties subject to ever more complex laws and regulations. Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    Sexual harassment: You too?

    27 November 2017

    Sexual harassment in the legal profession is ‘rife’ – with the City of London providing some of the worst examples, Eduardo Reyes hears

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    Private equity: Many happy returns?

    27 November 2017

    Ten years after the financial crisis erupted, private equity has rediscovered some of its old swagger. Legal advisers have not been slow to capitalise, reports Marialuisa Taddia

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    Swati Paul: Ground control

    27 November 2017

    The in-house solicitor of the year tells Jonathan Rayner how she built a ‘novel legal structure’ that benefits all airlines

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    Litigation – 2017 in review

    27 November 2017

    BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland [2017] UKSC 21, a solicitors’ negligence claim, was the Supreme Court’s first opportunity to review the 20-year-old House of Lords SAAMCO principle, which underpins the calculation of loss in professional negligence claims. The court reaffirmed the SAAMCO judgment, referred to by Lord Sumption as ‘one of ...

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    Canada: Trading places

    20 November 2017

    Buffeted by foreign incomers and embroiled in a trade stand-off with the US, Canadian law firms are seeking to broaden their horizons.

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    Technology: Riding the hype-cycle

    13 November 2017

    Tech start-ups have peaked, we are told – not so in the law.