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    How to: use gender-neutral language

    17 June 2019

    By writing ‘Dear Sirs’, some lawyers feel they are holding out against political correctness. But the battle against gender-neutral language is surely a losing cause, reports Melanie Newman

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    Law Society spotlight: May‘s Council meeting

    10 June 2019

    Law Society work on statutory instruments relating to a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

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    Picking up the pieces

    10 June 2019

    Cash-strapped law centres are tottering under the growing burden of unmet legal need. Could lawyers do more to help? Eduardo Reyes reports

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    How to leave work at the front door

    3 June 2019

    Switching off from the office will make you happier and more productive, but this is easier said than done. Katharine Freeland offers some top tips about how to strike a healthy work/life balance

  • At the table
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    Feel the difference

    3 June 2019

    A special roundtable on new ways of providing legal services – in association with Thomson Reuters.

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    Taking on trust

    3 June 2019

    Big businesses naturally strain against the constraints of a competition regime whose power is partly vested in EU law and institutions. But they won’t be let off the leash post-Brexit, hears Marialuisa Taddia 

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    Too big to fail?

    20 May 2019

    China is embroiled in a bilateral trade war with the US but the international legal community is unlikely to panic. Foreign law firms are used to playing a long game there, hears Marialuisa Taddia

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    A new normal

    13 May 2019

    Does it still make sense to describe legal services companies as ‘alternative’ when they are in the vanguard of the sector – and well placed to dominate it?

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    Country pursuits

    13 May 2019

    Solicitors serving the rural economy must be versatile enough to cope with the ‘jigsaw of life’, hears Ben Rigby

  • Fraud
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    Filthy lucre

    6 May 2019

    Solicitors are in the line of fire for failing to stop ‘dirty money’ flooding into the UK and their vulnerability to cyber-attacks. But is this criticism fair? Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    Setting up a family law practice alone

    2019-05-03T09:22:00Z

    From maximising connections to considering the finer details: the most helpful steps when building a business on your own. 

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    Do we need a specialist housing court?

    29 April 2019

    View from the district bench: return of a Gazette favourite.

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    Chips with everything

    29 April 2019

    In Silicon Valley lawyers, startups and tech titans work at a relentless pace in a networked ‘ecosystem’, reports Joanna Goodman

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    Breaking new ground

    15 April 2019

    As a magic circle lifer one of Michael Castle’s toughest assignments was paving the way for development of Arsenal FC’s iconic Highbury stadium. Recently headhunted to lead Deloitte’s ambitious legal arm he now has more hallowed turf in his sights, hears Jonathan Rayner

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    Home truths

    15 April 2019

    The law on domestic abuse, coercive control and violence has changed. But antiquated attitudes die hard and every step forward is a struggle, hears Melanie Newman

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    Beyond the echo chamber

    15 April 2019

    This month’s CodeX FutureLaw conference, held at Stanford Law School in California, sought to include new perspectives on legal technology. It’s time to tackle tribalism

  • Simon welling
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    Insight: Money talks – How law firms can avoid paying the price for late payments

    15 April 2019

    Simon Welling, director of sales and marketing at Wesleyan Bank, on managing your firm’s finances effectively. 

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    Law Society spotlight: Your Council needs you…

    8 April 2019

    Interested in becoming a Law Society Council member? Here’s all you need to know… 

  • The city
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    Works in progress

    8 April 2019

    Brexit looms large over commercial property lawyers, writes Marialuisa Taddia . Meanwhile, traditional sources of work are being usurped by build-to-rent and the logistics infrastructure spawned by online retailing

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    Rights of passage

    1 April 2019

    The Windrush scandal has cast a shadow over government attempts to alleviate the UK’s ‘callous’ immigration policies, undermining aspirations for a ‘Global Britain’. Grania Langdon-Down reports