Features – Page 9

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    Bodichon: founder of the women’s movement?

    8 July 2019

    In a year which celebrates the centennial of women’s formal entry into the legal profession of England and Wales, we must not forget the brave and inspirational women who found ways to shape law and its operations long before their sex was admitted.

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    Collision course

    8 July 2019

    Personal injury lawyers have endured years of reform seemingly designed to kill off claims supported by legal advice. And there is more to come, reports Melanie Newman

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    Decisions

    1 July 2019

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

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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

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    Client protections must not be compromised

    1 July 2019

    Professional indemnity insurance is getting dearer.

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    Dashing for cover

    1 July 2019

    Law firms are responding to reports of a harder market for indemnity cover in 2019. Eduardo Reyes canvasses solicitors and brokers for their latest take on renewal conditions.

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    Decisions and SRA interventions

    24 June 2019

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

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    Local heroes

    24 June 2019

    Over 30 local law societies have disappeared in the last 25 years. Those that remain must innovate to stay relevant amid the decline in volunteerism, reports Marialuisa Taddia

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    Greenham Common plan to ‘crowd the prisons’

    24 June 2019

    In 1981, women and children walked over 100 miles to the Berkshire USAF base to protest against planned storage of nuclear cruise missiles.

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    Data page – June 2019

    2019-06-20T10:21:00Z

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

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    SDT decisions and interventions

    17 June 2019

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

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    Mary Sykes: ‘a rather independent manner’

    17 June 2019

    One of the first women solicitors in England and Wales, Mary deserves to be remembered. 

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    Inertia is not an option

    17 June 2019

    Dismissing new tools and technologies as ‘hype’ will put the future of your firm at risk. And don’t worry – if a robot doesn’t perform, you can always sack it  

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    How to: use gender-neutral language

    17 June 2019

    By writing ‘Dear Sirs’, some lawyers feel they are holding out against political correctness. But the battle against gender-neutral language is surely a losing cause, reports Melanie Newman

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    Picking up the pieces

    10 June 2019

    Cash-strapped law centres are tottering under the growing burden of unmet legal need. Could lawyers do more to help? Eduardo Reyes reports

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    Law Society spotlight: May‘s Council meeting

    10 June 2019

    Law Society work on statutory instruments relating to a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

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    SDT Decisions

    3 June 2019

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

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    How to leave work at the front door

    3 June 2019

    Switching off from the office will make you happier and more productive, but this is easier said than done. Katharine Freeland offers some top tips about how to strike a healthy work/life balance

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    Taking on trust

    3 June 2019

    Big businesses naturally strain against the constraints of a competition regime whose power is partly vested in EU law and institutions. But they won’t be let off the leash post-Brexit, hears Marialuisa Taddia 

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    Data page – May 2019

    2019-05-28T10:21:00Z

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