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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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    In with the new

    8 January 2018

    December’s Council meeting, at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, had a packed agenda which looked back over 2017 and forward to implementing changes already under way.

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    Trade treaties: pact agenda

    4 December 2017

    UK haggling over a post-Brexit trade deal has cast a spotlight on the proliferation of treaties subject to ever more complex laws and regulations. Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    Technology: netminder is a good save

    4 December 2017

    AI goalie keeps out email howlers, while a chatbot takes the strain off junior clerks.

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    Sexual harassment: You too?

    27 November 2017

    Sexual harassment in the legal profession is ‘rife’ – with the City of London providing some of the worst examples, Eduardo Reyes hears

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    Private equity: Many happy returns?

    27 November 2017

    Ten years after the financial crisis erupted, private equity has rediscovered some of its old swagger. Legal advisers have not been slow to capitalise, reports Marialuisa Taddia

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    Canada: Trading places

    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.

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    Technology: Riding the hype-cycle

    13 November 2017

    Tech start-ups have peaked, we are told – not so in the law.

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    Society spotlight: Planning for an uncertain market

    13 November 2017

    October’s meeting of the Law Society Council

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    EU Financial Regulation: Money troubles

    13 November 2017

    Since the 2008 crash, restoring stability to Europe’s financial services industry has taken precedence over creating a single market. That has meant a fee bonanza for compliance advisers.

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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.

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    Avocado and toast on the menu

    23 October 2017

    The buzz around new combinations of familiar products can drive revenue and help law firms and clients work smarter.

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    Out of the loop

    23 October 2017

    Access to justice has become inversely proportional to the need for representation. How realistic is it to hope for meaningful reform?

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    Electric reams

    16 October 2017

    Litigators remain reluctant to move away from standard disclosure, despite Jackson LJ’s best efforts. Could technology be a panacea in the battle to control costs?

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    How to: Make the most of PR

    16 October 2017

    Why are some firms always popping up in the media while others struggle to get coverage? And how should you handle a crisis?  

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    Society spotlight: How you can stay on trend

    16 October 2017

    Joining the Law Society Insights community will help ensure your voice is heard

  • Mental health
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    Mental health: we must do more

    2017-10-12T09:44:00Z

    On the week of the 25 th Annual Mental Health Day, the legal profession as a whole needs to do more to tackle the increasing pressures inherent in the job.

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    How to: Close a law firm

    9 October 2017

    Last year 367 firms shut up shop – what’s the best way to close? Eduardo Reyes reports

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    Azerbaijan: Baku to the future

    9 October 2017

    Azerbaijan is attempting to diversify and attract foreign investors amid a financial crisis. Lawyers in the former Soviet republic are already exploiting new advisory opportunities, reports Marialuisa Taddia

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    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.