Roundtables

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Feel the difference

3 June 2019By

A special roundtable on new ways of providing legal services – in association with Thomson Reuters.

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A changing season

20 May 2019By

As most firms prepare to renew, brokers and solicitors report a hardening market – partly driven by higher-value claims. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s roundtable on professional indemnity insurance

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New model army

1 April 2019By

Mergers, finance, technology and succession planning were high on the agenda at the latest Gazette roundtable, which discussed changing law firm business structures. Eduardo Reyes reports

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Too much information?

18 March 2019By Joanna Goodman

Much is written about the data-driven law firm, but what does that actually mean in practice? How are law firms really using data to support and grow their business? Joanna Goodman reports from the Gazette’s latest technology roundtable

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Sitting in judgement

18 February 2019By

Adversarial justice is founded upon representation and a properly functioning court system that can accommodate robust procedure. But is ‘reform’ pushing our jurisdiction into ‘inquisitorial’ territory? Eduardo Reyes reports from the latest Gazette roundtable

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Yorkshire forward

28 January 2019By

A highly competitive legal sector is just one by-product of a revitalised Leeds, but the city needs to break the long-running stalemate on devolution if it is to take the next step and realise its full potential. Paul Rogerson reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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A smaller IT revolution

15 October 2018By Joanna Goodman

Weighing up the pros and cons of a particular practice management system is one of the most critical decisions a small firm can make. Yet despite the benefits, a dearth of IT resources can make implementing such a system challenging, reports Joanna Goodman

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Roundtable: house parties

17 September 2018By

Residential property transactions are taking much longer and price transparency presents a new challenge to solicitors in a softening market.

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Roundtable: Second to none?

6 August 2018By

After an IRA bomb tore the heart out of Manchester in 1996, the city faced a long haul to rebuild its confidence. Now lawyers enjoying an economic resurgence claim to be giving London a run for its money.

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Roundtable: Information technology in dispute resolution

4 June 2018By Joanna Goodman

Use of technology in legal disputes is taking off, promising dramatic improvements in access to justice. But does legal tech just mean faster, cheaper disputes or will it start to change outcomes?

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Roundtable: Breaking cover

21 May 2018

Despite a long-benign market, regulators appear determined to push through controversial reforms of professional indemnity insurance. Premiums are unlikely to fall but clients and solicitors will be exposed to grievous new risks, hears the Gazette’s latest roundtable.

Emma O’Connor, Brett Warburton-Smith, Nicola Fulford, Akber Datoo, Frank Jennings, Jonathan Sewell, Gregor Kleinknecht, Eduardo Reyes, Adam Rose, Rowena Herdman-Smith, Laura Devine, Peter Wright, Timothy Hill, Philip Giles, Patrick Wheeler.

GDPR: a data minefield

26 March 2018By

As solicitors and their clients gear up for May’s implementation of the GDPR, the Gazette’s latest roundtable hears that many appear to have left their preparations to the 11th hour. Eduardo Reyes reports.

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Roundtable: Exit wounds

19 March 2018By

As Brexit looms, Eduardo Reyes finds lawyers at the latest Gazette roundtable urgently trying to influence policymakers while preparing for a turbulent and uncertain future.

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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.