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    Virtual tribunal lives up to reality

    4 May 2020

    Lots of fingers were crossed last week when the disciplinary case against Baker McKenzie resumed in a virtual courtroom after a four-month adjournment.

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    Fitness to practise

    4 May 2020

    A virtual fitness challenge to raise money for charities affected by Covid-19 has raised a blood-pumping question: which lawyers are fitter – those in-house or in private practice?

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    Art of the matter

    4 May 2020

    As we hit week seven of lockdown, art lovers are running out of options for feeding their addiction.

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    Memory lane 4 May 2020

    4 May 2020

    A stroll down Gazette memory lane.

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    Bar’s jimmer in the box seat

    27 April 2020

    Jimmering – to get a free or better seat than that paid for – seems to have begun in the 1930s.

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    Taking isolation on the chin

    27 April 2020

    Several staff members at Slater and Gordon have participated in an ‘isolation beards’ group.

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    Ice queen

    27 April 2020

    Chair of the CBA has a more intriguing video meeting backdrop than most.

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    Supreme Court ceremony is intimate - but distant

    2020-04-21T15:39:00Z

    Lord Justice Leggatt was sworn in personally by the president, but behind closed doors. 

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    Is there anybody there?

    20 April 2020

    Another day, another Zoom meeting. But this time it was a case management hearing involving Baker McKenzie and the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal to decide whether a part-heard case should continue remotely.

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    It’s only rock ‘n’ roll but I like it…

    20 April 2020

    It takes more than a global health emergency to silence the legal profession’s wannabe rock stars.

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    Memory lane 20 April 2020

    20 April 2020

    A stroll down Gazette memory lane.

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    Burning questions

    20 April 2020

    ITV’s three-part drama Quiz, based on the cheating scandal that rocked popular Saturday night game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? nearly two decades ago, aired last week and received rave reviews. Its portrayal of lawyers? Not so much.

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    Law is still rocking - at a social distance

    2020-04-15T10:28:00Z

    Global charity Law Rocks! seeks votes for the best performance ever.

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    Tribunal goes with a Zoom

    2020-04-09T14:06:00Z

    Case management hearing gets there - in the end. 

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    Staff work from home and walk to India

    2020-04-08T14:11:00Z

    East of England firm Tees Law sets a challenge for home workers. 

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    Kerb chore enthusiasm

    6 April 2020

    McDonald’s may have closed its drive-thru (sic) restaurants for the duration of the pandemic, but a north-east law firm has decided now is the perfect time to open up a roadside facility.

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    Santa banter

    6 April 2020

    While those who thought to buy Zoom shares can presumably retire now, the rest of us must carry on working if we can – many of us from home.

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    Bench jury trials for the lockdown

    6 April 2020

    The outcry against the idea of three-day jury trials during the lockdown was justified. Would jurors, sitting in what seem generally to be regarded as insanitary conditions, have become vulnerable after only 21 hours in court plus a few hours in their room? With the greatest respect (as we ...

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    Shear class

    6 April 2020

    Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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    April cruel

    2020-04-02T10:30:00Z

    Possibly not the best year to prank law students.