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Needs of children more important than nuptial agreements
High Court refuses to leave heiress in 'relative luxury' and husband in 'relative...
Marriage is a calculated risk, so why not have a divorce calculator?
Law Commission proposes litigant-friendly divorce reforms
Grumpy reflections from the personal injury Bar
The courts have a lot to answer for, believes Julian Benson, as he ponders life post Mitchell
Shifting the focus to prevention, not correction
Jennifer Martin advises COFAs on a series of robust measures to ensure breaches are minor and few
Trainee hunger games
Wannabe trainees who recognise the legal profession's market change stand in better stead than the ones who do not...
Shipping, arbitration and litigation
Different disputes require different methods of dispute resolution when it comes to shipping arbitration, says Steven...
Making the most of the 36 per cent IHT rate
Leaving 10 per cent of the estate to charity opens a world of possibilities, says John Bunker
New J-Codes are worth the wait as they will promote consistency and efficiency, says Sue Nash
Protecting distinctiveness with 'layout marks'
Retailers should be prepared to consider new trade marks to protect the look of one of their key investments, suggests...
Will the polluter finally pay the price?
The Court of Appeal will no longer be able to overturn tough fines for environmental offenders, explains Dr Paul Stookes
How much is enough? Contractors' and consultants' PII
Solicitors can give useful guidance to clients about professional indemnity insurance levels, even if they cannot make...
Searches UK launches Account Plus scheme
Prospective and existing clients to receive a host of benefits
A round-up of the latest news and practice from the Bar
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The perils of refusing to mediate
Mediation is an opportunity to better understand your opponent's case as well as the...
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