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    How to: File a Grievance

    6 August 2018

    Filing a complaint for discriminatory or unfair treatment by your employer is fraught with risks. Advice and planning can secure a positive outcome.

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    Broken family

    30 July 2018

    Sir Andrew McFarlane, who succeeded Sir James Munby last week, is demonstrating plenty of empathy. But practitioners filled with trepidation about the future also detect steel in his leadership.

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    Interrogating algorithms

    23 July 2018

    How will tighter data protection regulations affect development of legal services and AI‑powered analysis tools? Law firms and counsel have to walk the talk on compliance.

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    Strength in numbers

    23 July 2018

    Crowdfunding is a rapidly expanding method of sourcing legal challenges. But is the cash wasted on claims that have no merit and are donors unwittingly exposing themselves to financial risk?

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    Harnessing the power of the profession

    23 July 2018

    Law society spotlight: Chancery Lane’s Westminster Public Affairs team lobbies and campaigns to influence and innovate.

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    5 tips for going on holiday

    23 July 2018

    Should lawyers on leave have a digital detox, or is it easier to relax by checking email and assuring oneself there is no crisis?

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    July’s Council meeting

    16 July 2018

    Law Society spotlight

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    A long haul fight

    16 July 2018

    Jackson LJ sees the controversy generated by his civil justice reforms as a mark of their success – and there is more to come. But has the legal profession really adjusted to the new economics of costs?

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    How to: create a better website

    16 July 2018

    The best law firm websites are not fancy. They are quick to load and easy to navigate.

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    Window on the world

    9 July 2018

    Protectionism is back and the world’s rules-based system of trade and dispute settlement is coming under severe stress.

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    Five tips for parental leave

    9 July 2018

    In law, typical career pyramids appear designed to exclude the possibility of children. Eduardo Reyes takes advice on how to handle a break.

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    Out of the shadows

    2 July 2018

    A glut of celebrity cases has demolished the myth that child abusers are all dirty old men in raincoats. But now the scale of the problem has been laid bare, reports Rachel Rothwell, the justice system is struggling to adapt.

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    Take cover

    2 July 2018

    Regulators do not aim to be popular, but feedback on the SRA’s reheated proposals for reform of professional indemnity insurance could herald a newly volatile market. 

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    Special Focus PII: Brokers' tips

    2 July 2018

    How to get the best deal on professional indemnity insurance.

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    Stripping away protections

    2 July 2018

    Special Focus PII

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    Our reforms strike the right balance

    2 July 2018

    Special Focus PII

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    Run-off and alternative regulators

    2018-07-02T00:01:00Z

    Special Focus: PII

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    Tips from smaller firms

    2 July 2018

    Special focus: PII

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    Five tips for studying part-time

    25 June 2018

    Excitement, fear and overstretch come with the prospect of extra study on top of the day job. How to cope? 

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    Money machine

    25 June 2018

    With cash pouring into third-party funding, law firms are well-placed to enter the market and provide capital at lower rates. But they need to take heed of the risks.