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Cats and dogs: a lesson in unregistered IP rights

If it’s your perception that intellectual property has little to do with commercial property, you are wrong, as Michael Edenborough QC explains

The confessional

Lawyers need to talk about their own insecurities and support others to do the same, says Pippa Allsop

Vegan’s belief system protected under equality law

Ethical veganism satisfies the legal tests required to amount to a philosophical belief for the purposes of equality law, an employment judge has determined.

Kent firm shut by SRA on Christmas Eve

Kent-based County Solicitors has been forced to shut its doors after an intervention by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on Christmas Eve.

Senior judges ‘distorting’ the law

Parliamentarians should “act to limit judicial power and vindicate parliamentary democracy and the rule of law”, the former leader of the Conservative Party Michael Howard has said. 

Christmas centenary for woman lawyers

A century has now passed since women were permitted to qualify as lawyers, but despite “great progress” there is still a long way to go to achieve full gender equality in the law, according to the Law Society.

New lead generation model to ensure PI firms’ viability

A new lead generation model, guaranteeing law firms that they will only pay for the volume and type of personal injury enquiries they receive, has been unveiled by legal marketing collective First4Lawyers.