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  • Courts reform: does it add up?

    Courts reform:
    does it add up?

    The Journal canvasses a range of interested parties about the Courts Reform Bill.

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  • Rewards for the virtuous

    Rewards for the virtuous

    Comment on some of the Budget announcements not trailed in advance

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  • Moving times

    Moving times

    The rights and obligations of partners who leave - voluntarily or otherwise

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  • Silence is golden

    Silence is golden

    Case law on representations by banks affecting enforcement of loan agreements

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  • Profitability north and south of the border

    Profitability north and south of the border

    Can we draw cross-border profitability comparisons for solicitors’ practices?

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Court reform: does it add up?

What do the court reform proposals mean for access to justice? And can the sheriff court system cope on its present resources? The Journal spoke to a range of interested parties

Diverse perspectives

Keynote speakers at a conference on judicial diversity offered contrasting views on how to achieve it, and even what it comprises

Rewards for the virtuous

While much of this year's Budget was known in advance, there were a few surprises. We assess the impact on "makers, doers and savers" – and on tax avoiders

Moving times

As law firm mergers and reorganisations become increasingly common, what are the rights and obligations of partners contemplating, or being faced with, leaving their practice?

Profitability north and south of the border

Can we draw cross-border profitability comparisons for solicitors' practices? The feature compares the 2013 Cost of Time Survey results with available data from England & Wales

Silence is golden

A survey of recent cases between banks and loan customers involving allegations of representations by the banks capable of affecting enforcement of the written loan agreement

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