Paul Rogerson

Paul Rogerson

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    Away from home

    25 January 2021

    In current circumstances, how many examples are there where it is business-critical that staff come in to the office?

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    Hiding from history

    18 January 2021

    The past is messy, contradictory and often ambiguous. But it does a disservice to the present to hide from it.

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    End of the beginning

    11 January 2021

    The appearance of legal services in last month’s Brexit deal was certainly a pleasant surprise.

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    When money talks

    14 December 2020

    White solicitors take home £9 an hour more than their BAME counterparts.

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    News focus: Post-Beckwith, SRA must focus on 'what matters to clients’

    7 December 2020

    Will the SRA stop insisting 'solicitors are paragons of virtue' in their private lives?

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    Paying the price

    7 December 2020

    SRA cannot afford for a such a debacle as the Beckwith case to recur.

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    News

    Beckwith: Solicitors’ sex lives ‘their own business’, says regulation guru

    2020-11-30T12:30:00

    Regulators should not 'hitch themselves to transient public bandwagons', says Solicitor’s Handbook author.

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    Irish eyes not smiling

    23 November 2020

    Few can be surprised the Republic of Ireland appears disinclined to indulge the UK as we skirt the cliff-edge of ‘no deal’.

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    Reality checking

    16 November 2020

    The legal profession is no more immune to cognitive dissonance than any other sector.

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    Big game hunting

    9 November 2020

    ‘Game-changer’ sprang to mind when Big Four outfit Deloitte announced acquisition of Kemp Little.

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    Pretty green

    26 October 2020

    You will have noticed something different about the weekly Gazette. I am delighted to confirm that we have made the permanent switch from plastic polywrapping to paper envelopes. Many environmentally aware readers have requested this in recent months and I am delighted to oblige.

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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

    Editing the Law Society Gazette, a behemoth among B2B magazines, is a genuine privilege. But it can be exasperating. For as long as I’ve been around, small firms have complained that we write too much about big firms – and vice versa. (And don’t forget in-house!). Most other established legal ...

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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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