Paul Rogerson

Paul Rogerson

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    London first

    16 March 2020

    Capital’s pole position in cross-border dispute resolution will take some shifting.

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    News

    Get ready for AML swoops - SRA

    2020-03-13T12:33:00

    Rolling monthly programme of anti-money laundering spot checks to begin this year.

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    Market contagion

    9 March 2020

    Coronavirus is here. But UK government action plan unveiled a week ago had little detail to impart about business continuity in law.

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    Not rocket science

    2 March 2020

    In forensic science, as in so much else justice-related, the UK’s position of global pre-eminence has been compromised by funding cuts and falling standards.

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    Expensive trainers

    24 February 2020

    Aspiring solicitors who amass debts to enter the profession are surely entitled to information that would enable them to make an informed choice of training provider.

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    Prisoner of conscience

    10 February 2020

    Author Chris Atkins’ harrowing account of nine months in prison is required reading for anybody concerned with what entitles a society to call itself civilised.

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    Legal needs: Seeking professional help

    3 February 2020

    Last week saw publication of the biggest ever survey of legal needs in England and Wales, commissioned by the Law Society and umbrella regulator the Legal Services Board.

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    Elephants in the room

    3 February 2020

    Huge numbers of poorer people who are eligible for legal aid just aren’t aware.

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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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