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Norton Rose Fulbright to close Prague office for second time due to “difficult” market conditions

23-Apr-2014 4:13 pm | By Natalie Stanton

Norton Rose Fulbright is set to close its Prague office on 1 May 2014, following a review of the Czech market.

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Eight firms line up against Osborne Clarke over £3.3m Savile compensation scheme

23-Apr-2014 3:15 pm | By Kate Beioley

Eight firms including Slater & Gordon, Irwin Mitchell and Hodge Jones & Allen are gearing up to battle Osborne Clarke over claims for compensation from the £3.3m estate of former TV presenter Jimmy Savile. 

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City University introduces compulsory 'employability' module to LLB

22-Apr-2014 11:45 am | By Richard Simmons

City University London has introduced a compulsory module focusing on employability for all its first-year LLB students. 

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Law students to 'hold hands' of divorcing couples

22-Apr-2014 11:28 am | By Richard Simmons

Students and trainees may be brought in to ”hold the hands” of divorcing couples in a government attempt to plug the legal aid gap.

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Brown Rudnick pulls half of first-year associate offers as London set to expand

22-Apr-2014 0:01 am | By Lucy Burton

Brown Rudnick has pulled offers from half of the associates set to join the firm in the autumn, a move that comes weeks after it announced plans to bolster its London IP team.

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Irwin Mitchell makes first strategic move since securing £60m funding with Cambridge launch

16-Apr-2014 12:00 pm | By Lucy Burton

Irwin Mitchell is due to open its ninth UK office in Cambridge less than a month after the firm secured a £60m funding facility from a trio of banks last month.

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Dyers Chambers cancels pupillage, blaming legal aid cuts

16-Apr-2014 11:20 am | By Becky Waller-Davies

London’s Dyers Chambers has cancelled its pupillage for 2015, blaming cuts in legal aid.

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Law graduate salaries plummet by 17%

14-Apr-2014 12:01 pm | By Becky Waller-Davies

 The salaries of law graduates dropped by 17 per cent in the five years from 2007 to 2012, according to research by the Complete University Guide.

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DWF pilots video interviews for applicants

23-Apr-2014 6:08 pm | By Richard Simmons

DWF has incorporated video interviews into its recruitment process in an attempt to increase the number of candidates it sees.

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An APIL a Day: the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

23-Apr-2014

What’s exercising PI lawyers these days? Andrew Hubback sits down with the head of the industry’s trade body.

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All for one

21-Apr-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger’s focus on collegiate working is resulting in fewer dissenting opinions on the bench

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Students should not have to fill the justice gap

17-Apr-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Cuts to Legal Aid have seen student projects bridge the gap between the most vulnerable and justice.

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Changing the definition of child neglect

15-Apr-2014

New laws being considered by Parliament would see emotionally cruel parents face up to a decade in jail, as physically negligent parents currently do.

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The Land Registry must be protected

15-Apr-2014

Three trainee lawyers from HighStreetLawyer .com member firms give their views on the Government’s proposals to privatise the Land Registry.

APIL

An APIL a Day: the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

23-Apr-2014

What’s exercising PI lawyers these days? Andrew Hubback sits down with the head of the industry’s trade body.

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All for one

21-Apr-2014

Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger’s focus on collegiate working is resulting in fewer dissenting opinions on the bench

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Changing the definition of child neglect

15-Apr-2014

New laws being considered by Parliament would see emotionally cruel parents face up to a decade in jail, as physically negligent parents currently do.

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'Right, for the wrong reasons': The Supreme Court considers private nuisance

9-Apr-2014

In late February 2014, the Supreme Court considered the tort of private nuisance for the first time in its five-year history 

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Get ahead, get a decent vac scheme

9-Apr-2014

Vacation schemes are here again and now they’re more crucial than ever in the war for talent.

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The Bar Barometer 2014: what else did it say?

8-Apr-2014

The annual report from the Bar Standards Board and Bar Council last week made news for its erroneous assertion that tenancies had fallen by 64 per cent, overshadowing a number of interesting stats about the current makeup of the bar.

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Owning Rooney's face: image rights and how they're enforced

7-Apr-2014

One of the most problematic issues of Wayne Rooney’s new £300,000 per week contract was agreeing his image rights. However, the future handling of image rights is about to change.

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Peer panel: Construction – Rebuilding

7-Apr-2014

Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump

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