Paul Rogerson

Paul Rogerson

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    In search of a ‘new better’

    19 October 2020

    For David Greene, the Law Society’s new president, the best of times has come at the worst of times. But he is raring to go, hears Paul Rogerson

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    Make the connection

    19 October 2020

    Law Society Connect is a new interactive platform designed especially for small firm members as their meeting place.

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    Family duels

    5 October 2020

    HHJ Stephen Wildblood QC fulminated about extent to which court lists are filled by private law litigation that should not require court involvement.

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    Military conflict

    28 September 2020

    Overseas Operations Bill commits government to consider derogating from ECHR before future conflicts – a move which Society condemns.

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    Parliamentary privileges

    21 September 2020

    MPs must enjoy absolute privilege from regulatory sanction in respect of how they vote in parliament.

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    Should we fret about Pret?

    7 September 2020

    Service jobs displaced from city centres may rematerialise in towns from where commuters used to slog in to work - but that is beside the point.

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    Life comes at you faster

    3 August 2020

    As everyday life screeched to a halt, the evolution of the legal profession itself accelerated.

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    Reed and learn

    27 July 2020

    It's three years since Lord Reed delivered a devastating rebuke to government in the Supreme Court’s judgment outlawing employment tribunal fees.

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    Remember Brexit?

    20 July 2020

    Chancery Lane is set to open a new front in its campaign by appealing to the EU 27 direct.

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    A ‘new deal’ for housing?

    13 July 2020

    Sunak’s stamp duty holiday is a welcome boost for conveyancing. But for society as a whole it is a distinctly mixed blessing.

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    Back in the (new) routine

    6 July 2020

    Pandemic proves that working outside normal office hours – and outside the office – need not reduce productivity.

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    Jury trials: apportioning guilt

    29 June 2020

    As many point out, proposal to abolish jury trials is unintended consequence of avowedly political choices.

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    You belong in a museum

    22 June 2020

    Is it wise for campaigners to be diverted into a culture war over the fate of embrowned masonry?

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    LeO’s long journey

    15 June 2020

    The beauty of the term ‘improvement journey’ lies in its elasticity.

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    Public relations

    8 June 2020

    In the City certain time-honoured traditions are not quite dead – or are at least not dead everywhere.

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    A cautionary tale

    1 June 2020

    If the demise of McMillan Williams teaches us anything, it’s the recurring lesson that it can be difficult for investors to make money out of a commoditised consumer law offer.

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    Honesty, the best policy

    18 May 2020

    A profession is a disciplined group of people who adhere rigorously to codes of ethics. The question is, how rigorously?

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    Testing, testing

    11 May 2020

    Has the UK’s fifth-biggest accountancy firm already identified a partial route back into the office?

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    Disappearing High Street

    4 May 2020

    When the EU referendum was held in June 2016, the Civil Service employed fewer people than at any time since the second world war – rather unhappily, given the result.

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    Shutter island

    27 April 2020

    Tory MP Tom Tugendhat, son of the judge, rather unexpectedly quoted Lenin last week in a Mail article berating lawyers for aiding money launderers.

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