Latest roundtables – Page 3

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    Roundtable: Brexit

    5 December 2016

    The latest Gazette roundtable considered varying scenarios for the profession attendant upon leaving the EU.

  • Andrew morris and stephen meacham

    Roundtable: solicitor-advocates

    14 November 2016

    The legal system remains loaded against solicitor-advocates, so what needs to change to level the playing field with the bar?

  • Mediationroundtable

    Roundtable: mediation

    3 October 2016

    Mediation could – and should – be used to resolve many more disputes than it does. What’s holding it back?

  • Legaltech rt

    Roundtable: legal IT

    1 August 2016

    Law firms are investing in cutting-edge technology, spurred by cloud computing and the rapid proliferation of tech start-ups. 

  • Roundtablediversity

    Roundtable: diversity

    11 July 2016

    Black, Asian and minority ethnic lawyers continue to experience unequitable outcomes across the legal profession. The Gazette’s latest roundtable heard that concerted action to tackle this is long overdue.

  • Sarah Dwight and Richard Atkins

    Roundtable: residential conveyancing

    27 June 2016

    Increased complexity, law reform, demanding clients and market volatility are all front of mind for residential conveyancing solicitors.

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    Roundtable: PII

    13 June 2016

    Abolishing the single renewal date helped soften the market for PII, the Gazette’s latest roundtable heard. But a casual approach to risk appraisal and due diligence suggests law firms are storing up trouble.

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    Roundtable: Insurance Act 2015

    23 May 2016

    A fundamental change in insurance legislation will give policyholders more power and place risk under renewed scrutiny.

  • Civil roundtable

    Roundtable: civil litigation

    18 April 2016

    Litigators are trained to think on their feet – which is just as well, given the recurrent bouts of legislative and procedural reform imposed on them. 

  • Brexitroundtable

    Roundtable: Brexit legal strategy

    14 March 2016

    Anxious business clients are queueing up for advice on the potential implications of a Brexit vote. As the Gazette’s latest roundtable heard, the legal services industry is also gripped by uncertainty.

  • Juniorlawyersroundtable

    Roundtable: junior lawyers

    8 February 2016

    Partnership is not necessarily the ultimate goal for a generation of junior lawyers turned off by stress, risk and internal politics.

  • Planning rt1

    Roundtable: planning for growth

    25 January 2016

    How should law firms grow? Are mergers best or could they even issue 10-year bonds? 

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    Roundtable: social mobility

    7 December 2015

    How can aspiring solicitors gain a foothold in a profession that is perceived as elitist? And how can legal employers change that perception?

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    Roundtable: corporate counsel

    9 November 2015

    Complex supply chains are a developing challenge for corporate counsel in international companies, affecting everything from tackling bribery and corruption to business continuity, hears the latest Gazette roundtable.

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    Roundtable: wellbeing

    12 October 2015

    Being a lawyer is stressful and legal workplaces are not renowned for their inclusivity. A Gazette roundtable considered the profession’s mental wellbeing challenges.

  • Regen

    Roundtable: law and regeneration

    14 September 2015

    The regeneration of Birmingham has turned around the fortunes of England’s second city as it seeks to position itself as a global player. What lessons does this hold for the lawyers involved?

  • Legal IT roundtable

    Roundtable: Legal IT

    3 August 2015

    Cutting-edge technology can help law firms innovate and remain agile, the Gazette ’s latest roundtable heard.

  • Private client roundtable

    Roundtable: private wealth

    27 July 2015

    High-net-worth people with $1m or more to invest want advice from private client lawyers on issues ranging from tax to trusts.

  • PI roundtable

    Roundtable: personal injury

    29 June 2015

    The impact of far-reaching civil justice reforms was greatest for personal injury lawyers – just as government intended. Leading practitioners discuss their responses at the latest Gazette roundtable, held in Manchester.

  • Public sector roundtable

    Roundtable: public sector – the state we are in

    22 June 2015

    Public sector lawyers retain a keen service ethic, the latest Gazette roundtable heard. But in-house professionals and their law firm advisers are under pressure to think like entrepreneurs as they are challenged to do more for less.