All Letters articles – Page 14

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Two-tier fear

    26 June 2017

    Allowing solicitors to deliver services from unregulated entities is bad  for both clients and the profession. What is driving this change?

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Erosion of a lawyer's role

    26 June 2017

    Civil litigation lawyers will have taken note of Lord Faulks’ call for regulation of third-party funding. Taking an entirely dispassionate view, the factor that stands out for me is the erosion of the lawyer’s position when faced with the influence of a third party having no direct interest in ...

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Bill of costs

    26 June 2017

    Will costs of litigation be reduced rather than costs of assessment?

  • Opinion

    Sublime to the ridiculous

    19 June 2017

    SRA regulations losing grip

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Fight for our rights

    19 June 2017

    Disciplinary bodies must do more to punish unqualified people who breach the rules regarding rights of audience in our courts.

  • Opinion

    Route 66

    19 June 2017

    Still going strong after 65+ years practising.

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    Opinion

    Ministerial machismo

    12 June 2017

    Additional, unproductive expense of longer court hours would quash what little public support there is for the plan.

  • Opinion

    Long-distance intervention

    12 June 2017

    SRA need to account for local practicalities.

  • Opinion

    Bridging the Atlantic on costs

    12 June 2017

    Modernisers aiming to limit recoverable costs should be listened to.

  • Opinion

    Without walls

    5 June 2017

    Agile working increases productivity and engagement.

  • Opinion

    Millions to juggle with

    5 June 2017

    Family laywers have enough to worry about.

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    Opinion

    Wanted: a first-class lawyer

    5 June 2017

    The next lord chancellor should be drawn from the most senior ranks of the judiciary and Queens Counsel.

  • Opinion

    Whistle stop

    22 May 2017

    FCA actions could encourage or discourage whistleblowing in businesses.

  • SRA
    Opinion

    Practice made perfect

    22 May 2017

    A supportive training and learning environment at a law firm is far more beneficial to a prospective solicitor than the LPC.

  • Opinion

    Gender and rehabilitation

    22 May 2017

    I agree with J Howard Shelley (letters, 10 April). On prisons and prison policy, it is without question right that gender considerations and concerns must go towards informing the treatment of and efforts to rehabilitate all inmates. That said, it is equally important that it should remain just one of ...

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    Opinion

    Equipped to succeed

    22 May 2017

    Videolink technology in courts needs to happen now.

  • Opinion

    Trailblazer for agile working

    22 May 2017

    A practical example of an agile working arrangement.

  • Opinion

    Leftist agenda

    22 May 2017

    Best qualified judges should judge without political interference?

  • Opinion

    Standards downgrade

    15 May 2017

    The criminal standard of proof in disciplinary proceedings is needed to hold regulators to account for the quality of their investigations

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    Systemic unfairness

    8 May 2017

    The SQE may improve access to the profession but it does not address the issue of firms recruiting those who have undertaken internships.