Opinion – Page 15

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    Ministerial machismo

    12 June 2017

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

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    Bridging the Atlantic on costs

    12 June 2017

    Modernisers aiming to limit recoverable costs should be listened to.

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    Long-distance intervention

    12 June 2017

    SRA need to account for local practicalities.

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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.

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    Millions to juggle with

    5 June 2017

    Family laywers have enough to worry about.

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    Without walls

    5 June 2017

    Agile working increases productivity and engagement.

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    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.

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    Equipped to succeed

    22 May 2017

    Videolink technology in courts needs to happen now.

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    Trailblazer for agile working

    22 May 2017

    A practical example of an agile working arrangement.

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    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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    Leftist agenda

    22 May 2017

    Best qualified judges should judge without political interference?

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    Whistle stop

    22 May 2017

    FCA actions could encourage or discourage whistleblowing in businesses.

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    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.

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    Qualifying remarks

    8 May 2017

    SQE will provide a necessary minimum rather than the fully-fledged standard the market demands, candidates will still be expected to show as much talent and experience as before

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    ​Stuck in a chain, and not app-y

    1 May 2017

    A conveyancing app that keeps tabs on what is happening down the chain would highlight delays and encourage competitiveness

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    ​More roadblocks in claiming

    1 May 2017

    The road traffic accident claims portal has now been further complicated; demanding all sorts of extra information to a wholly unnecessary degree of precision.

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    ​IT failing the judiciary

    1 May 2017

    Peter Glover (Guest column, 24 April) is absolutely right to be concerned about the bleak outlook which will inevitably result from the government’s obsession with IT in courts and tribunals.

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    ​Peer pressure

    1 May 2017

    Many congratulations to the Gazette for correctly referring to life peers as (eg) ‘Lord Howard (Michael Howard)’ which also tells us who he was before being ennobled. Very helpful.

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    ​Life-affirming?

    1 May 2017

    ‘The Co-operative Group is integrating legal services with funerals to create a new Life Planning Division’ (Gazette, 10 April).