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Junior lawyers teach school children importance of Magna Carta

30-Oct-2014 8:30 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

Lawyers are being encouraged to educate children on the role of the Magna Carta throughout history and in contemporary society.

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Dinah Rose QC: "Give MPs a constitution crash course"

29-Oct-2014 10:40 am | By Richard Simmons

New Members of Parliament should be given training on the constitution and the rule of law, one of the UK’s most prominent barristers has suggested.

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Macfarlanes among top performers as The Lawyer publishes annual revenue rankings

27-Oct-2014 11:29 am

Total revenue for the UK’s top 200 firms has broken through the £20bn mark for the first time, The Lawyer’s annual report on the UK legal market has revealed. 

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BLP sets target of 30 per cent female partners by 2018

27-Oct-2014 10:59 am | By Joanne Harris

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has joined the growing number of firms setting a target for female partnership representation, aiming for 30 per cent of its partnership by the end of 2018.

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Students to advise litigants in person in family courts

23-Oct-2014 2:13 pm | By Becky Waller-Davies

Law students are to be brought in to advise litigants in person (LIPs) in divorce proceedings and other complex family cases around the country, according to plans set out by family justice minister Simon Hughes.

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Bakers wins best trainee recruitment campaign at The Lawyer Management Awards

23-Oct-2014 9:30 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

Baker & McKenzie has won best Trainee Recruitment Campaign at The Lawyer Management Awards.

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BSB calls for barristers' input as it seeks to redesign legal training

31-Oct-2014 9:00 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) will reshape legal education and training over the coming three years, and wants the bar to contribute to its plans.

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Administration – what does it mean for employees?

30-Oct-2014

The recent decision of Phones4U to go into administration had implications not just for consumers but also thousands of staff employed by it across the country.

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Immigration lawyers must stay up to date as politicians debate

29-Oct-2014

Lawyers working in the field face uncertainty due to immigration’s status as a political hot potato. 

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Working in emerging markets

28-Oct-2014 | By Richard Simmons

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Andrew Thirlwall, Muckle

27-Oct-2014

“I didn’t realise that as a lawyer’s job is as much about relationship management as it is about knowing the law.”

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Will Ebola infect the financial markets?

24-Oct-2014

There is the potential for the Ebola virus to severely affect the global economy - but investors aren’t panicking just yet.

Laura Daniels, Bond Dickinson

Administration – what does it mean for employees?

30-Oct-2014

The recent decision of Phones4U to go into administration had implications not just for consumers but also thousands of staff employed by it across the country.

Holly Terry

Immigration lawyers must stay up to date as politicians debate

29-Oct-2014

Lawyers working in the field face uncertainty due to immigration’s status as a political hot potato. 

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Working in emerging markets

28-Oct-2014

The challenges and opportunities for law firms

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Will Ebola infect the financial markets?

24-Oct-2014

There is the potential for the Ebola virus to severely affect the global economy - but investors aren’t panicking just yet.

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What the FT? Airports review sinks Boris Island plan

21-Oct-2014

The FT has reported that Boris Johnson’s plans for a new airport in the Thames Estuary have been scuppered - but what are the legal and commercial issues behind the story?

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Wearable technology and data protection in the European Union

16-Oct-2014

Wearable technology seems to be the latest phrase on everyone’s lips, but have you ever considered the privacy implications?

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What's the deal with… the Alibaba IPO?

8-Oct-2014

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave over the past few months, it has been impossible to avoid the hype surrounding the initial public offering (IPO) of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on the New York Stock Exchange. 

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Is this the end of the ‘Magic Circle’ brand?

2-Oct-2014

A leading UK-based law firm has suggested it would prefer not to be branded as a ‘Magic Circle’ firm, at least not in the US.

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