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AI: Breaking the codes

12 February 2018By Joanna Goodman

Law firms are keen to trumpet the use of AI, but the views of clients are less well aired. The latest Gazette roundtable gave corporate counsel a chance to discuss their agenda. Joanna Goodman reports

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Advocacy: On top of the brief

15 January 2018By

At the Gazette’s latest roundtable, advocates on both sides of the divide debated audience rights post-Brexit, the shortcomings of the CPS and a more ‘proportionate’ approach to litigation.

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Pro bono: Never enough

20 November 2017By

Can pro bono legal advice be more than a ‘sticking plaster on a gushing wound’?

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Independents: Starting over

6 November 2017By

Typified as ‘lean, grown-up and sophisticated’, independent law firms are setting up shop at a record rate.

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Civil litigation: a future in dispute

30 October 2017By

As competitor jurisdictions look to exploit Brexit and costs are squeezed further, lawyers at the Gazette’s latest roundtable reflect on the seemingly permanent revolution in civil litigation work.

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Conveyancing: Home truths

11 September 2017By

Conveyancers are generally upbeat, though pressure on fees, demanding clients and cyber fraud all present urgent challenges. The Gazette’s latest roundtable.

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Roundtable: Out in the open

10 July 2017By

LGBT lawyers believe that the profession has yet to deliver on full equality.

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Roundtable: Professional indemnity insurance

5 June 2017By

Solicitors’ mandatory indemnity insurance has never been more competitive, nor the claims environment more benign. So why are solicitors and brokers still losing sleep over PII? Eduardo Reyes reports from the latest Gazette roundtable discussion.

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Roundtable: small firms

15 May 2017

Life outside Big Law is not for the faint-hearted but for those who can carve out a niche and plan for the future, the prospects are good. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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Roundtable: employment

24 April 2017

Employment lawyers are scrambling to advise firms spooked by the prospect of Brexit. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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Roundtable: litigation funding

13 March 2017

Litigation funding is increasingly lauded as a model for modern litigation. But its role in boosting ‘access to justice’ is less clear cut, the Gazette’s latest roundtable heard.

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Roundtable: cybersecurity

13 February 2017By Joanna Goodman

As fears of cybercrime and data theft proliferate, how can law firms protect themselves against the scammers?

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Roundtable: Brexit

5 December 2016By

The latest Gazette roundtable considered varying scenarios for the profession attendant upon leaving the EU.

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Roundtable: solicitor-advocates

14 November 2016By

The legal system remains loaded against solicitor-advocates, so what needs to change to level the playing field with the bar?

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Roundtable: mediation

3 October 2016By

Mediation could – and should – be used to resolve many more disputes than it does. What’s holding it back?

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