Features – Page 8

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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.

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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

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    When witness statements hit language barriers

    2 September 2019

    View from the District Bench.

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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

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    How to go public

    2 September 2019

    DWF’s pioneering listing on the London Stock Exchange raised £95m and transformed the firm into a global player. Rachel Rothwell goes behind the scenes to discover how the firm reinvented itself

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    Insight: Making crime - and civil law - pay

    2 September 2019

    Tikit is a leading provider of innovative and specialist technology to the Legal and Professional services sector.

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    ‘One of them actually delivered a speech’

    2019-08-19T14:44:00Z

    The legal profession was now open to women, but accessing its toilets, canteens and clubs took longer.

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    SDT decisions

    5 August 2019

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

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    Double jeopardy

    5 August 2019

    When the Civil Liability Act ushers in reduced whiplash payouts and curtails legal costs for minor injuries, defence lawyers will need to raise their game alongside their claimant counterparts. Melanie Newman reports

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    Insight: Protecting your business from a cyber attack

    5 August 2019

    Cyberclear, Hiscox’s Cyber and Data Risks Insurance, has been ranked the most comprehensive policy by the Insurance Times.

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    ‘Unless Britain can produce more Rose Heilbrons...

    2019-07-30T15:59:00Z

    Mothers and daughters working in the law.

  • Brene Brown
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    Bringing mental illness into the open

    29 July 2019

    View from the District Bench.

  • 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 

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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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    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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    Insight: Drainage and water issues

    22 July 2019

    Jonny Davey at Geodesys looks at the quality of information provided in drainage and water searches and discusses how conveyancers can ensure the full picture for their clients. 

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    Data page – July 2019

    2019-07-18T09:32:00Z

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

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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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    Connecting the dots

    15 July 2019

    Legal Geek has become the ‘Woodstock for legal’. At its latest conference in New York, the focus was on what could be done to bring the law and legal tech closer together