Paul Rogerson

Paul Rogerson

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    Law plus lifestyle

    27 January 2020

    Employers know offering more money and the chance to move up does not cut it any more - at least not on its own.

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    Independent variable

    20 January 2020

    What if, by some devolutionary concession, Scotland opts out of Supreme Court jurisdiction?

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    There may be trouble ahead

    13 January 2020

    Is it realistic to expect Johnson’s administration suddenly to embrace pluralism and consensus on the back of December’s emphatic election victory?

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    AI revolution could cost 35,000 UK legal jobs - Law Society research

    2019-12-09T11:17:00

    Legal sector employment boom dating back decades could be coming to an end, according to the Institute for Employment Studies.

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    Workforce in progress

    9 December 2019

    The number of legal professionals soared by 145% in the quarter century from 1993 to 2017.

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    Cyber war

    2 December 2019

    Many startups style themselves as ‘disrupters’, but I suspect the new College of Legal Practice is not exaggerating.

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    Heavyweight new college poised to shake up solicitor training

    2019-11-27T13:27:00

    New entrant the College of Legal Practice aims to undercut market giants the University of Law and BPP by thousands of pounds.

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    Careless whispers

    25 November 2019

    Are solicitors in danger of being lumbered with another costly solution in search of a problem?

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    Retired top judge attacks ex-Law Society president over ‘political’ Supreme Court

    2019-11-19T11:38:00

    Martin Mears, Society president in 1995, said the Supreme Court could be brought to heel by a ‘one-paragraph act of parliament’.

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    Feature

    Mersey soundings

    18 November 2019

    Since Liverpool was crowned European Capital of Culture 2008, the city has enjoyed a renaissance that has brought commercial work – and law firms – pouring in. Paul Rogerson reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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    Can lawyers save the world?

    18 November 2019

    Lawyers worldwide are involved in litigation to bring man-made climate change within the realm of justiciable activities.

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    Mind the gap

    28 October 2019

    Just like politicians, ambitious City bureaucrats are not shy of making headline-grabbing speeches when plum jobs come up. So it was last week, when two of their number floated reforms that could have far-reaching repercussions for lawyers.

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    Wales must take full control of justice, urges landmark review

    2019-10-24T00:01:00

    Commission on Justice in Wales demands that ’justice be determined and delivered in Wales’ through wholesale devolution.

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    Death and taxes

    21 October 2019

    Media coverage of MoJ’s decision to scrap changes to probate fees was predictably jubilant.

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    Class actions

    14 October 2019

    Profession again dominates league table of 75 employers doing the most to improve social mobility.

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    Time, gentlemen, please

    7 October 2019

    How long will routine social drinking with colleagues and clients continue?

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    Window of opportunity

    30 September 2019

    Not so long ago, we’d surely have considered it eccentric seriously to question the separation of powers.

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    Not cricket

    23 September 2019

    Much of the commentary surrounding the Sun’s story on sporting hero Ben Stokes’ family tragedy is ill-directed.

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    Rebellious Scots to crush

    16 September 2019

    All hell broke loose when it was suggested Scottish judges might be politically biased.

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    Invisible Bristol

    9 September 2019

    Court reporters have always been as interested in what interests the public as in the public interest. So, from Bristol Magistrates’ Court, we read of a motorist who was ‘surprised’ he was over the drink-drive limit after taking a traditional flu remedy of honey, garlic, ginger and white rum.

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