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Charlie Gard protest

Cuts cannot have been intended to leave parents struggling - Charlie Gard judge

24 July 2017By 1 comments

Mr Justice Francis says many parents in a similar position have had to struggle to represent themselves.


How to succession

How to: Prepare for the succession

24 July 2017By

In smaller practices, succession planning is often left until retirement comes into view. That is a mistake.


Pre-action disclosure: Not worth the candle?

24 July 2017By Richard Clegg

It will be a rare case where an application for pre-action disclosure is worth the effort



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LGBT rountable 1

Roundtable: Out in the open

LGBT lawyers believe that the profession has yet to deliver on full equality.

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  • My legal life: Shaun Draycott

  • Success in 'fake news' injunction first

  • My legal life: Joe Bateman

Arthur Simpson-Kent

Partner of murdered former Eastenders actress appeals life sentence

10 July 2017

Arthur Simpson-Kent, the partner of former EastEnders actress Sian Blake, appeals his whole life sentence for murdering her and their two children after learning she was going to leave him and take them with her. Watch the broadcast, in association with Sky News.

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