Profiles

Andy hosking

Interview: Quantuma, the 'specialists in failure'

27 February 2017By

What happens when law firms go under – and how can they stay afloat in choppy waters? We consult Quantuma’s ‘specialists in failure’.

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Interview: Andrew Langdon QC

30 January 2017By

Chairman of the bar talks about the importance of public service and why the two branches of the profession must work together.

Harry ellis

Tributes paid to ‘legal legend’ Harry Ellis, 100

11 January 2017

Well-known member of Bournemouth legal community passed away on December 23.

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Interview: Baroness Scotland QC

9 January 2017By

We talk cricket and the Commonwealth with serial legal pioneer Baroness Scotland QC.

Robert camp

Interview: Robert Camp

28 November 2016By

Stephens Scown’s managing partner explains why the ‘John Lewis’ law firm is one of the country’s best employers.

Sean martin

Interview: Sean Martin

21 November 2016

Financial watchdog the FCA’s general counsel eschewed a magic circle career for government service – and has never regretted it.

Kay everett

Obituary: Kay Everett

10 November 2016By Michael Hanley

Kay, a truly gifted solicitor, passed away on 7 August aged 43. She read law and Chinese at the University of Leeds, graduating in 1995. Kay trained at City firm Lovells where she met her partner Anand Doobay, who is also a solicitor. She was admitted to the roll in ...

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Interview: Lucy Scott-Moncrieff

24 October 2016By

The former Law Society president reflects on an eventful career, including her latest role overseeing the Lords.

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Interview: Ken Fowlie

10 October 2016By

How do you turn around a law firm that just lost £570m? We speak to Slater and Gordon’s UK chief executive.

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Interview: Nicola Foulston

19 September 2016By

Rosenblatt’s pioneering chief executive used to own Brands Hatch. She talks about doing law in a different way.

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Profile: London 2012 gold medallist Sophie Hosking

10 August 2016By

One of our Olympic heroes who turned to a career in the law after the heady days of summer 2012.

robert bourns

Interview: Robert Bourns

18 July 2016By

New Law Society president Robert Bourns wants solicitors to face the future with confidence.

Ronnie fox

Interview: Ronnie Fox

11 July 2016By

Veteran innovator expounds on the joys of your own brass plate, the need for empathy and why chocolate is healthy.

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Funke Abimbola

20 June 2016By

Roche’s award-winning general counsel for the UK and Ireland talks about bioscience, leadership and confounding expectations.

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Interview: Paulette Mastin

6 June 2016By

Linklaters’ capital markets counsel talks about capital markets, firsts in Islamic finance and promoting diversity.

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Interview: Susan Hazledine

9 May 2016By

The global charity director helps turn commercial lawyers into human rights lawyers.

Susan ridge

Interview: Susan Ridge

11 April 2016By

The army’s highest-ranking woman ever, major general Susan Ridge, heads a team of 130 lawyers.

Philip wood

Interview: Philip Wood CBE

4 April 2016By

Polymath, philosopher, author, lawyer: A&O’s Philip Wood even writes songs.

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