Jonathan Rayner's articles

  • 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?

  • Turkey arrest
    Feature

    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
    Profile

    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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    Feature

    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
    Feature

    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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    Feature

    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
    Profile

    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

  • Ls mentor
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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.