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New initiative launched to tackle abusive behaviour at the bar

Barristers have been urged to back a new initiative aimed at tackling abusive behaviour and improve the culture at the bar

07 May 2021 | The Bar

‘Nonsense’ immigration proposals ‘lack credibility’ and ‘muddle’ relevant law

Asylum lawyers would face extra layer of regulation under proposed changes 

07 May 2021 | EU & International

Lockdown success: Firms reward staff with bonuses

Firms have performed well despite challenging conditions

06 May 2021 | Leadership

Overworked conveyancers at breaking point

Residential conveyancers are struggling to cope with the covid-19 property boom 

05 May 2021 | Conveyancing

‘Explosive’ growth of legal tech sees $1.6bn investment for Clio

A leading cloud-based legal tech company has been valued at a staggering US$1.6bn after a major funding round

04 May 2021 |

Judicial review: Law Society opposes reform proposals that make government ‘untouchable’

Law Society survey showed 95 per cent of UK adults believe the government should follow the law like everyone else

Domestic Abuse Bill: a missed opportunity to help victims access legal aid

Instances of domestic abuse have increased exponentially during lockdown

Survey highlights challenges faced by medium-sized firms during pandemic

Drop in average net profit margin blamed on increase in cost of PII cover and additional IT spend

29 Apr 2021 | Legal services

Lawyers too busy to undertake essential training

Nearly three quarters of legal professionals are too bogged down with their normal workload to complete essential training, according to a new report

28 Apr 2021 | Career development

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