Latest roundtables – Page 2

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    Yorkshire forward

    28 January 2019

    A highly competitive legal sector is just one by-product of a revitalised Leeds, but the city needs to break the long-running stalemate on devolution if it is to take the next step and realise its full potential. Paul Rogerson reports from the Gazette ’s latest roundtable

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    A smaller IT revolution

    15 October 2018

    Weighing up the pros and cons of a particular practice management system is one of the most critical decisions a small firm can make. Yet despite the benefits, a dearth of IT resources can make implementing such a system challenging, reports Joanna Goodman

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    Roundtable: house parties

    17 September 2018

    Residential property transactions are taking much longer and price transparency presents a new challenge to solicitors in a softening market.

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    Roundtable: Second to none?

    6 August 2018

    After an IRA bomb tore the heart out of Manchester in 1996, the city faced a long haul to rebuild its confidence. Now lawyers enjoying an economic resurgence claim to be giving London a run for its money.

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    Roundtable: Information technology in dispute resolution

    4 June 2018

    Use of technology in legal disputes is taking off, promising dramatic improvements in access to justice. But does legal tech just mean faster, cheaper disputes or will it start to change outcomes? 

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    Roundtable: Breaking cover

    21 May 2018

    Despite a long-benign market, regulators appear determined to push through controversial reforms of professional indemnity insurance. Premiums are unlikely to fall but clients and solicitors will be exposed to grievous new risks, hears the Gazette ’s latest roundtable.

  • Emma O’Connor, Brett Warburton-Smith, Nicola Fulford, Akber Datoo, Frank Jennings, Jonathan Sewell, Gregor Kleinknecht, Eduardo Reyes, Adam Rose, Rowena Herdman-Smith, Laura Devine, Peter Wright, Timothy Hill, Philip Giles, Patrick Wheeler.

    GDPR: a data minefield

    26 March 2018

    As solicitors and their clients gear up for May’s implementation of the GDPR, the Gazette ’s latest roundtable hears that many appear to have left their preparations to the 11th hour. Eduardo Reyes reports.

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    Roundtable: Exit wounds

    19 March 2018

    As Brexit looms, Eduardo Reyes finds lawyers at the latest Gazette roundtable urgently trying to influence policymakers while preparing for a turbulent and uncertain future.

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    AI: Breaking the codes

    12 February 2018

    Law firms are keen to trumpet the use of AI, but the views of clients are less well aired. The latest Gazette roundtable gave corporate counsel a chance to discuss their agenda. Joanna Goodman reports

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    Advocacy: On top of the brief

    15 January 2018

    At the Gazette ’s latest roundtable, advocates on both sides of the divide debated audience rights post-Brexit, the shortcomings of the CPS and a more ‘proportionate’ approach to litigation.

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    Pro bono: Never enough

    20 November 2017

    Can pro bono legal advice be more than a ‘sticking plaster on a gushing wound’?

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    Independents: Starting over

    6 November 2017

    Typified as ‘lean, grown-up and sophisticated’, independent law firms are setting up shop at a record rate.

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    Civil litigation: a future in dispute

    30 October 2017

    As competitor jurisdictions look to exploit Brexit and costs are squeezed further, lawyers at the Gazette’s latest roundtable reflect on the seemingly permanent revolution in civil litigation work.

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    Conveyancing: Home truths

    11 September 2017

    Conveyancers are generally upbeat, though pressure on fees, demanding clients and cyber fraud all present urgent challenges. The Gazette’s latest roundtable.

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    Roundtable: Out in the open

    10 July 2017

    LGBT lawyers believe that the profession has yet to deliver on full equality.

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    Roundtable: Professional indemnity insurance

    5 June 2017

    Solicitors’ mandatory indemnity insurance has never been more competitive, nor the claims environment more benign. So why are solicitors and brokers still losing sleep over PII? Eduardo Reyes reports from the latest Gazette roundtable discussion.

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    Roundtable: small firms

    15 May 2017

    Life outside Big Law is not for the faint-hearted but for those who can carve out a niche and plan for the future, the prospects are good. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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    Roundtable: employment

    24 April 2017

    Employment lawyers are scrambling to advise firms spooked by the prospect of Brexit. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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    Roundtable: litigation funding

    13 March 2017

    Litigation funding is increasingly lauded as a model for modern litigation. But its role in boosting ‘access to justice’ is less clear cut, the Gazette ’s latest roundtable heard.

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    Roundtable: cybersecurity

    13 February 2017

    As fears of cybercrime and data theft proliferate, how can law firms protect themselves against the scammers?