Jonathan Rayner

Jonathan Rayner

Staff Writer

  • Lynne Burdon
    Profile

    Leader of the pack

    3 December 2018

    Three decades as a managing partner crystallised Lynne Burdon’s ‘core ideology’, the entrepreneur, mentor and author tells Jonathan Rayner

  • Ravi Naik
    Feature

    Sinking the data pirates

    12 November 2018

    An uncle who joined Gandhi’s independence movement inspired Ravi Naik to aim for a legal career, the Law Society human rights award winner tells Jonathan Rayner

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    Living in the moment

    5 November 2018

    Can mindfulness for lawyers have the power to be transformative?

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    Occupational hazards

    22 October 2018

    Lawyers all over the world risk losing their liberty – and worse – when they seek to uphold fundamental human rights. Jonathan Rayner reports

  • Law Society Small Firms Division annual conference 2018
    Feature

    Street value

    1 October 2018

    Small law firms are facing unprecedented pressures, ranging from price transparency and GDPR to unregulated competition. Jonathan Rayner gauges the mood at the Law Society Small Firms Division annual conference

  • James Morton
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    Writing wrongs

    25 June 2018

    Prolific true-crime author James Morton has dabbled in astrology and once ran a junk shop. Anything but criminal defence.

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    An ‘appalling vista’

    11 June 2018

    A newly established group of parliamentarians aims to counter widespread indifference to allegedly wrongful convictions. Lawyers are being urged to support them.

  • Experiential learning
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    Careers clinics

    7 May 2018

    An innovative learning hub at Coventry University puts students in the driving seat to boost their employability.

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    Future-proofing your firm

    7 May 2018

    The annual Law Management Section conference looked at how law firms must face up to the future – or fall behind.

  • Ann crighton
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    Ann Crighton: A higher calling

    23 April 2018

    Former Crown advocate says CPS descended into ‘madness’ when lawyers were sidelined. So this formidable self-starter carved out a new career, hears Jonathan Rayner

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    How to: identify a mentor

    16 April 2018

    Finding someone to offer sage advice and guide you through your career can be invaluable.

  • Mental health
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    First aid for the mind

    26 March 2018

    Mental illness remains a taboo subject in many workplaces. But some legal employers are trying to break the stigma, reports Jonathan Rayner.

  • Thomas Middlehurst, Moore Blatch
    Feature

    Family trials and tribulations

    5 March 2018

    Contentious probate is booming but need not lead to courtroom drama.

  • David Greene
    Profile

    Class warrior: Interview with David Greene

    19 February 2018

    Group action pioneer and Gazette Legal Personality of the Year David Greene has spent his career battling the establishment, hears.

  • Matthew tossell
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    Interview: Matthew Tossell, Hugh James

    8 January 2018

    Hugh James’ senior partner is proud to have reshaped legal services in Wales – but he is no separatist, Jonathan Rayner hears

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    Swati Paul: Ground control

    27 November 2017

    The in-house solicitor of the year tells Jonathan Rayner how she built a ‘novel legal structure’ that benefits all airlines

  • Ahmed aydeed
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    Victim support: Ahmed Aydeed

    6 November 2017

    The Junior Lawyer of the Year 2017 is proud to serve ‘demonised’ asylum-seekers who have lost everything.

  • Paul bennett
    Feature

    Small fortunes

    2 October 2017

    Generating leads, preventing cyber-attacks and a bear dancing the Moonwalk all featured at the Small Firms Division’s annual conference.

  • Vivienne king
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    Interview: Vivienne King

    14 September 2015

    Making business decisions is ‘in the DNA’ of good in-house lawyers, Crown Estate GC tells the Gazette.

  • Paul harbour lin
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    Landmark property deal for Lord Sugar

    14 September 2015

    Paul Harbour acted for the entrepreneur’s property business on the letting and sale of the Threepenny Bit.

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