All Profile articles – Page 3

  • Gary Rycroft headshot
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    Lawyers in lockdown: stories from the frontline

    2020-04-06T10:23:00Z

    'From being the "master of delegation" pre Covid-19, I am now in effect a one-man legal band.'

  • Siobhan Taylor-Ward index
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    Lawyers in lockdown: stories from the frontline

    2020-04-03T10:53:00Z

    'I am helping very vulnerable migrants to access accommodation and support at this frightening time.'

  • Therese Prince
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    Lawyers in lockdown: stories from the frontline

    2020-04-02T10:40:00Z

    'I've had to add more structure to my day, being intentional about taking breaks and still planning my weekend.'

  • Paris_Smith_IMG_9689_Peter_Taylor
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    Lawyers in lockdown: stories from the frontline

    2020-04-01T11:26:00Z

    'In my 35 years of being a lawyer I have never known anything like this before.’

  • Suzanne-Gill
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    Lawyers in lockdown: stories from the frontline

    2020-03-30T14:40:00Z

    'Appointment at the dining table to represent a client at the police station.'

  • Sue James, Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre
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    Lawyers in lockdown: stories from the frontline

    2020-03-28T00:01:00Z

    ‘Difficult commute this morning. Fell over the dogs in the kitchen en route to my desk.'

  • Shami-Chakrabarti
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    Hostile environment

    23 March 2020

    ‘This is not Dominic Grieve and Ken Clarke we’re dealing with.’ Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti talks to Eduardo Reyes about her priorities in opposition, which include enhancing the rights of rape complainants and defending human rights from executive attack

  • Sarosh-Zaiwalla
    Feature

    Only connect: Sarosh Zaiwalla

    24 February 2020

    Sarosh Zaiwalla has always looked overseas for work – a strategy, hears Jonathan Rayner, that has brought him cases ranging from sanctioned banks to the return of ancient religious idols

  • Jim-Varley
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    Lawyer in the news: Jim Varley, Devonshires

    3 February 2020

    Who? Jim Varley, partner, Devonshires, London. Why is he in the news? Represented liquidator Stephen Hunt in a landmark case concerning which directors’ duties survive the insolvency of a company. In Systems Building Services Group Limited [2020] EWHC 54 (Ch), the court ruled that a director cannot ...

  • Tamsin Allen_27
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    News and the noose

    20 January 2020

    ‘Idealist’ Tamsin Allen acquired a taste for fighting miscarriages of justice by taking up one of the biggest causes célèbre of the post-war era. Now she has the pedlars of ‘fake news and lies’ in her sights, reports Jonathan Rayner.  

  • 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
    Profile

    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
    Feature

    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.