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  • Linda lamb
    Feature

    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. 

  • Dj karen boyle
    Feature

    Do we need a specialist housing court?

    29 April 2019

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

  • Apple central and wolf campus
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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

  • Michael castle 2
    Profile

    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

  • Sally challen rcj
    Feature

    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

  • Hoover tower stanford university campus
    Feature

    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
    Feature

    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. 

  • Simon davis
    Feature

    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
    Feature

    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

  • Immigration protest
    Feature

    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

  • Desk ideas
    Feature

    Five tips for writing a book

    25 March 2019

    Whether pushing the boundaries of historical realism or updating legal concepts in an academic tome, certain rules of writing will always apply. Katharine Freeland asks authors for their takes on how to write a successful book

  • Royston
    Feature

    How to: make the most of PR

    25 March 2019

    A public relations strategy need not just be for the very largest practices – in a crowded market, firms of all sizes are seeking ways to stand out. Eduardo Reyes reports

  • Fracking greenpeace
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    Paid to persuade

    25 March 2019

    For decades, government and public affairs practices in UK law firms trailed US-style lawyer-lobbyists. But with Brexit looming large they have been catching up, writes Marialuisa Taddia  

  • Map
    Feature

    Up and away

    11 March 2019

    While the incentive for top law firms to set up northern legal and business hubs lies in reducing office and salary costs, these initiatives can spur ways of working which open up new career opportunities. Grania Langdon-Down reports

  • Simon davis
    Feature

    No-deal would place our profession in peril

    4 March 2019

    As part of a special focus on Brexit: The no-deal implications for the legal sector.

  • Hugh mercer qc
    Feature

    Our ‘brand’ has taken on a toxic hue

    4 March 2019

    As part of a special focus on Brexit: The deal and no-deal implications for UK lawyers and EU law. 

  • Theresa May at a European Council summit in Brussels
    Feature

    Special focus Brexit: Standing alone

    4 March 2019

    Deal or no deal, Brexit is set to greatly complicate the professional lives of lawyers and their clients. Kicking off a Gazette special focus, Marialuisa Taddia reports from a recent summit hosted by the Law Society and TheCityUK on what leaving the EU could mean for legal services ...

  • Miriam gonzález
    Feature

    Rethinking our sanctions regime

    4 March 2019

    As part of a special focus on Brexit: The deal and no-deal implications for finance and sanctions.

  • University of South Wales
    Feature

    Vision for Wales – an update

    4 March 2019

    Commission on Justice in Wales

  • Rachel kent
    Feature

    Financial services: beyond the point of no return?

    4 March 2019

    As part of a special focus on Brexit: The deal and no-deal implications for finance.