All articles by Paul Rogerson

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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

    Paul Rogerson 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, ...

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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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    News

    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. 

  • Lady Justice Hallett
    News

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

    2019-07-10T10:03:00Z

    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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    Opinion

    Wiping the slate clean

    8 July 2019

    Are accident-prone outsourcing giants just too big to jettison?

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    News

    Serco fraud: Deferred prosecution critics ‘cynical’, says judge

    2019-07-04T13:32:00Z

    Mr Justice William Davis approves the UK’s fifth DPA over fraud against Ministry of Justice. 

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    Opinion

    Roads well travelled

    24 June 2019

    A record 15,000 walkers from 886 registered teams raised over £850,000 by completing the London Legal Walk.

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    Opinion

    Mister and missives

    17 June 2019

    When social convention intrudes, there is more at stake than linguistic dogmatism. 

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    Opinion

    Charity cases

    10 June 2019

    How beleaguered law centres are drawing on new sources of funding to survive.

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    Opinion

    Competition mission

    3 June 2019

    Leafing through a yellowing copy of the Independent , I note that it is 25 years since (pre-Blairite) Labour dubbed the late Monopolies and Mergers Commission a ‘laughing stock’. Again and again the ‘toothless’ watchdog comes down on the side of big business against the consumer, declared the opposition, calling ...