Features – Page 4

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    Tears in the fabric

    3 August 2020

    Expensive and business-critical, internal investigations will only increase in the aftermath of lockdown, reports Marialuisa Taddia.

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    If you have a 1 October PII renewal date, act now

    2020-07-30T10:25:00Z

    Chair of the Law Society’s Professional Indemnity Insurance Committee issues an important warning to solicitors .

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    How to: Retire

    27 July 2020

    Retirement can herald the happiest days of a lawyer’s life – or the start of a new career. Jonathan Rayner talks to three solicitors about how they have made the most of their golden years.

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    Labour pains

    27 July 2020

    New employment tribunals president Barry Clarke wants the system’s reputation to emerge from the crisis enhanced. It’s a tough ask, hears Melanie Newman.

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    Law Society spotlight: July’s Council meeting

    27 July 2020

    Council met remotely on 15 July.

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    Making do

    20 July 2020

    An embattled manufacturing sector is making increasingly complex demands of its legal advisers.

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    Taken to the brink

    20 July 2020

    As we await the Ministry of Justice’s annual report, Melanie Newman canvasses practitioners about how the department is performing.

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    Compulsory retirement of partners

    20 July 2020

    LLP agreements.

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    Data page – August 2020

    2020-07-16T13:20:00Z

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

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    SDT decisions and interventions

    13 July 2020

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

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    Uneasy Street

    13 July 2020

    Lockdown has laid bare the vulnerabilities of our under-resourced legal ecosystem. Housing law is among the most exposed areas.

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    Rates of inflection

    13 July 2020

    The pandemic has forced law firms to recognise that digital transformation is key to future success, but which Covid-driven changes will become part of business as usual?

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    A new world of work

    6 July 2020

    As lockdown restrictions ease, the general consensus is that the government’s furlough scheme has only delayed inevitable redundancies. But many working in legal recruitment remain cautiously optimistic, reports Maria Shahid

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    Law Society spotlight: Risk and compliance

    6 July 2020

    How remote working has complicated your regulatory duties – and how the Law Society can help. 

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    Shock to the system

    6 July 2020

    Proposals for an ‘online court’ were already behind schedule when 90% of hearings switched overnight to remote proceedings. As the coronavirus recovery plan kicks in, Marialuisa Taddia finds out how far the reform programme has come.

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    Coming out of lockdown

    6 July 2020

    How to return to the office safely.

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    In the giving vein

    29 June 2020

    It is hard to imagine the charitable sector without lawyers, yet the interaction between the two has not always been harmonious. 

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    Transforming firm culture

    2020-06-24T11:26:00Z

    Guardians programme helps organisations go further in commitments to creating a safe and secure working environment.

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    Alternative legal services provider

    22 June 2020

    Excited by the business of law rather than black letter law? Then go and work for an ASLP. Katharine Freeland reports.

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    SDT decisions

    22 June 2020

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