Features – Page 10

  • Old new tech
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    Stick or twist?

    26 October 2020

    Law firms will struggle to stay in business without modern tech capability and interactive client resources. But too many are running on ancient systems.

  • Paulette Mastin
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    BSN – 25 years of striving for equality

    26 October 2020

    Networks like the Black Solicitors Network are both a precursor to progress and a way of defending it.

  • Piggy bank
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    Cold, hard cash

    26 October 2020

    HMRC’s ‘blended approach’ to tackling tax evasion and money laundering is getting results, reports Melanie Newman. But is it encroaching on people’s rights?

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    Black men who inspire me in the legal profession

    2020-10-23T09:46:00Z

    I would encourage any black professionals to mentor a younger black person - you could be the first black role model an aspiring student will meet.

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    Anywhere and everywhere

    19 October 2020

    Global legal networks, once viewed as the ‘poor relations’, are coming into their own in the crisis. 

  • Covid-property
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    Shaken foundations

    19 October 2020

    The impact of Covid-19 dominated discussions at the Law Society’s 19th National Property Conference. But amid the uncertainty, the pandemic has helped to speed up much-needed innovation, including electronic signatures. 

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    Data page – November 2020

    2020-10-15T08:46:00Z

    The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

  • Nelsonmandela
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    Putting white supremacy on trial

    12 October 2020

    Nelson Mandela’s courtroom battle.

  • Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
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    SDT decisions

    12 October 2020

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

  • Human Rights2
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    When rights came home

    12 October 2020

    With another lord chancellor gunning for the 20-year-old Human Rights Act, how do lawyers evaluate its legacy? Melanie Newman reports.

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    Bright sparks

    12 October 2020

    As law firms reinvent their working practices to absorb the impact of Covid-19, their ability to choose and invest wisely in technology has come under greater scrutiny.

  • Rwanda
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    Africa – new opportunities

    12 October 2020

    ‘The best place to look for international growth’.

  • Office worker
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    Technology: how to get the most out of what you’ve got

    2020-10-06T09:28:00Z

    Key takeaways from a panel session at the Law Society's Technology Conference.

  • Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
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    SDT decisions

    5 October 2020

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

  • Thomas-Morris-Chester
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    Black History Month: Unforgetting the past

    5 October 2020

    Celebrating achievement against the odds.

  • Hannah laming
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    Restrictions on Norwich Pharmacal orders

    5 October 2020

    Private prosecutions.

  • Cartoon illustration of laptop and CV
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    Tools for the job

    5 October 2020

    The stakes are high when recruiting in the middle of a global pandemic. Virtual interviews are the new normal but they come with complications, reports Maria Shahid.

  • Diversity-group
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    Widening the net

    28 September 2020

    Many legal employers are working hard to improve the profession’s record in diversity and inclusion. But as Maria Shahid discovers at a virtual conference, much more needs to be done to overhaul recruitment processes and expand the talent pool.

  • SDT sign
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    SDT decisions

    28 September 2020

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

  • SEND-protest-cover-smaller
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    Press SEND

    28 September 2020

    The Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal is a thorn in the side of local councils. Campaigners and disability charities are determined to keep it that way.