23 April 2018
Criminal justice is falling apart and lawyers have had enough.
26 March 2018
Just one in five law firms remains a traditional partnership, so how are the ‘disruptors’ measuring up? Grania Langdon-Down finds out.
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?
The Gazette has learned that a local authority insisted that lawyers win 70% of its special educational needs (SEN) tribunal cases through contractual demands.
29 January 2018
Digitisation, liability for identity fraud and cybercrime are among urgent challenges facing residential conveyancers. Grania Langdon -Down reports
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.
25 September 2017
With three years to go until implementation of the new ‘super-exam’, concerns remain about what this controversial revamp will mean for the profession.
17 July 2017
Is criminal defence practice becoming unsustainable?
12 June 2017
The Judicial College offers invaluable e-training that sharpens the skills of judges and bolsters their battered morale.
22 May 2017
Helping people navigate their lives can be immensely rewarding, hears Grania Langdon-Down, but where is the next generation of private client solicitors?
27 March 2017
Law firms slow to embrace employee ownership schemes are missing a trick.
6 March 2017
Working with other firms can spread risk and help you scale up.
20 February 2017
Experts and their evidence are under hostile scrutiny amid fears over a decline in standards.
6 February 2017
Apprentices can breathe new life into law firms but the recruitment process requires a detailed business plan.
31 October 2016
We need a more diverse judiciary, so why aren’t solicitors, women and BAME candidates reaching the senior ranks?
12 September 2016
It’s a buyers’ market for professional indemnity insurance but practitioners must keep on their toes.
5 September 2016
With management skills seen as increasingly important for ambitious lawyers.
25 July 2016
Few solicitors and judges bearing the brunt of court closures reckon technology is any kind of panacea.
‘Our system is crumbling under the weight of outdated and inefficient paper-based processes,’ says Lord Justice Fulford.
20 June 2016
The regulator has delayed a decision on a new centralised ‘super-exam’ following a storm of criticism. Can it win over the sceptics?
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