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  • Dana-Denis-Smith
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    Make me a match

    30 September 2019

    Why send legal work to outsourcing centres in India, when top lawyers here sit idle? Dana Denis-Smith talks to Eduardo Reyes about women in the law and her thriving 1,700-lawyer legal support business

  • Lynne Burdon
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    Leader of the pack

    3 December 2018

    Three decades as a managing partner crystallised Lynne Burdon’s ‘core ideology’, the entrepreneur, mentor and author tells Jonathan Rayner

  • Gerald Shamash
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    Interview: Gerald Shamash

    1 October 2018

    Gerald Shamash has represented errant members of parliament, hacking victims, and butchers’ insurers over limbs lost to sharp professional blades. Eduardo Reyes  met him

  • 425 susan bright
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    High Atlantic

    30 July 2018

    Susan Bright, managing partner of Hogan Lovells in London, tells why partnerships are not like corporates and how she likes nothing better than a blank sheet of paper.

  • Christina Blacklaws
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    An agenda on gender

    9 July 2018

    New Law Society president Christina Blacklaws is a woman in a hurry. Gender equality, disruptive technology and wellbeing in the profession are high on a crowded to-do list, she tells the Gazette .

  • James Morton
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    Writing wrongs

    25 June 2018

    Prolific true-crime author James Morton has dabbled in astrology and once ran a junk shop. Anything but criminal defence.

  • Gary hickinbottom
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    One of a kind

    18 June 2018

    Gary Hickinbottom, sole solicitor at the Court of Appeal, began his judicial career as a parking adjudicator. He talks about a ‘colossal’ workload and his mission to achieve a more diverse bench.

  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: Excello Law
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    The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: Excello Law

    2018-05-18T15:01:00Z

    Excello Law won last year’s Law Society Excellence Award in Law Managment. Who will win in 2018? Nominate now.

  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: rradar limited
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    The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: rradar limited

    2018-05-16T13:00:00Z

    rradar won Excellence in Client Service in last year’s Law Society Excellence Awards. Who will you nominate this year?

  • ​Excellence in Pro Bono Award – Finalist 2017
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    The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: Simmons & Simmons

    2018-05-15T13:26:00Z

    Watch this video about of Pro Bono Award finalist Simmons Simmons at last year’s Law Society Excellence awards. Make your 2018 nominations today.

  • Sandie Okoro
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    Interview: Sandie Okoro

    14 May 2018

    How can a lawyer help end world poverty and spread the benefits of economic growth? It starts with remembering to make your bed, World Bank general counsel Sandie Okoro tells Eduardo Reyes.

  • Excellence in Private Client Practice – Highly Commended
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    The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: Hugh Jones

    2018-05-10T15:05:00Z

    Hugh Jones Solicitors were awarded Highly Commended for Excellence in Private Client Practice in last year’s Law Society Excellence Awards. Nominations for 2018 now open.

  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: Gordons LLP
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    The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: Gordons LLP

    2018-05-09T10:01:00Z

    Gordons LLP was awarded Highly Commended for Excellence in Diversity Inclusion in The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017. Get inspiration for your 2018 nomination.

  • LawSocAwards Pro Bono
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    The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

    2018-05-02T11:15:00Z

    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer won Excellence in Pro Bono in last year’s Law Society Excellence Awards. Take a look for inspiration to make your 2018 nomination.

  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: CMS
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    The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: CMS

    2018-05-01T11:14:00Z

    CMS were awarded Highly Commended - Excellence in Diversity Inclusion in last year’s Law Society Excellence Awards. Take a look for inspiration to make your 2018 nomination.

  • Croftons LawSocAwards 2017
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    The Law Society Excellence Awards 2017: Croftons

    2018-04-30T16:06:00Z

    Croftons were awarded Highly Commended - Excellence in Client Service in last year’s Law Society Excellence Awards. Take a look for inspiration to make your 2018 nomination.

  • Ann crighton
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    Ann Crighton: A higher calling

    23 April 2018

    Former Crown advocate says CPS descended into ‘madness’ when lawyers were sidelined. So this formidable self-starter carved out a new career, hears Jonathan Rayner

  • Woolley
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    Interview: Linda Woolley

    16 April 2018

    Kingsley Napley’s ‘non-posh’ managing partner doesn’t rate people by rank. Perhaps that’s why it’s judged a great place to work.

  • Martin Bunch
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    Interview: Martin Bunch

    9 April 2018

    Bates Wells Braithwaite’s managing partner tells Eduardo Reyes how the power of business can help solve social problems.

  • David Greene
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    Class warrior: Interview with David Greene

    19 February 2018

    Group action pioneer and Gazette Legal Personality of the Year David Greene has spent his career battling the establishment, hears.