Jonathan Rayner's articles

  • James Morton

    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

    Careers clinics

    7 May 2018

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

  • flying taxi

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Family trials and tribulations

    5 March 2018

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

  • David Greene

    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

    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