Paul Rogerson

Paul Rogerson

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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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    Opinion

    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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    Opinion

    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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    News

    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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    Opinion

    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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    Opinion

    Class actions

    14 October 2019

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

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    Opinion

    Time, gentlemen, please

    7 October 2019

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

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    Opinion

    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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    Opinion

    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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    Opinion

    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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    Opinion

    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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    Opinion

    Taking stock

    2 September 2019

    Flotation is not for the faint-hearted.

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    Opinion

    Who’s paying?

    5 August 2019

    Most, but not all, of the Square Mile heavyweights are now accredited by the Living Wage Foundation.

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    Top law firms show growing commitment to living wage

    5 August 2019

    As cleaners at Addleshaw Goddard prepare to strike over pay, 135 legal practices have so far signed up to charity scheme.

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    Opinion

    Revolving door

    29 July 2019

    Average tenure for lord chancellors at Petty France is brief, but this wasn’t always the case.

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    Opinion

    Fighting on two fronts

    22 July 2019

    Plight of seriously injured military personnel who seek compensation from the MoD when their careers are cut short by negligence isn’t vocalised enough.

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    Opinion

    Contingency plan

    15 July 2019

    A contingent legal aid fund: talked and written about for decades, to no avail.

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    News

    City could fund legal aid to save reputation of English law - top judge

    2019-07-10T10:03:00

    Lady Justice Hallett warns City of London Corporation that rival jurisdictions are primed to exploit the degradation of our legal system.

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    Profile

    Magic touch

    8 July 2019

    New Law Society president Simon Davis is determined to combat a collapse of trust in the professions which dates back to the financial crisis. But how? Paul Rogerson reports

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