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SJ Interview: Simon Slater and Emma Thompson
Interview

SJ Interview: Simon Slater and Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson, Partner and Head of Employment, and Simon Slater, Non-Executive Chair of Thackray Williams, share how their firm transitioned from a small high street law firm into a medium-sized LLP and an aspiring Top 200 UK firm. Additionally, they offer valuable advice for other firms aspiring to achieve similar growth and success in today’s competitive legal landscape, with AI as a key trend in the industry.

Opinion

Feature

The ‘promise’ of a Royal Commission

The ‘promise’ of a Royal Commission

Ed Vickers KC, a Barrister at Red Lion Chambers, asks which political party is going to have the courage to acknowledge the extent of the crisis in the criminal justice system and act to find solutions?

Practice Notes

International

Business

'Naming and shaming' by the FCA

'Naming and shaming' by the FCA

Dominic Crossley and Francesca Sargent argue that the FCA's proposal to name companies under investigation aims for transparency but risks damaging reputations and trust

SJ Interview

SJ Interview: James Hartley

SJ Interview: James Hartley

James Hartley had an ‘out of body experience’ watching the actor John Hollingworth play him in the ITV drama Mr Bates vs The Post Office. A Partner and National Head of Dispute Resolution at Freeths, James speaks to the Solicitors Journal about the Post Office case, what adequate justice would look like for those impacted, and the reforms that he would like to see as a result of the scandal.

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