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  • Recruitment
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    Attract talent by marketing your firm and identifying your brand

    2022-06-15T13:41:00Z

    Michelle Howard explores how your firm’s brand is key to attracting the best talent in a highly competitive recruitment market

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    Laying the groundwork

    2022-06-15T10:08:00Z

    Matthew Weal reflects on whether the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 represents a move towards the government’s stated aim of fairer and more affordable leasehold ownership

  • Peter Rodd
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    Lend a handbook

    2022-06-15T08:42:00Z

    Changes to Part 2 of the Lenders Handbook happen on a regular basis and are not always immediately obvious. Peter Rodd outlines how to keep up to date

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    Leasehold reform?

    2022-06-15T08:00:00Z

    Reforming leasehold ownership of residential property in England and Wales is on the government’s agenda, but how far its proposals will work in practice remains to be seen. Lucy Trevelyan looks at what is likely to change, and when

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    On our agenda

    2022-06-14T11:08:00Z

    Michael Draper provides an update on the current work of the Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee

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    Work to live

    2022-06-14T10:57:00Z

    Phil Parkinson outlines the complexities in the conversion of commercial premises for residential purposes, and what to consider when advising landlords

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    Back to the source

    2022-06-13T18:13:00Z

    Anita Clifford considers the money laundering risks associated with digital assets and the implications for the regulated legal sector

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    Shared interest

    2022-06-13T15:05:00Z

    David Keighley looks at how shared ownership works in practice, including recent revisions to the model lease and how these differ from previous versions

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    Becoming a successful, modern law firm

    2022-06-13T15:01:00Z Sponsored content Osprey Approach

    Chris Pucci, CEO at Osprey Approach, gives his tips on the fundamental business practices modern law firms must adopt to succeed

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    On the safe side

    2022-06-13T14:45:00Z

    As the Building Safety Bill receives royal assent and becomes the Building Safety Act 2022, James Muller and Richard Vaughan consider some of the latest changes together with the key provisions of the act as a whole

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    A word of caution

    2022-06-13T13:44:00Z

    The regulator has issued guidance to help practitioners understand their obligations when advising on leasehold matters. Tracey Calvert considers the issues

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    Into relief

    2022-06-13T11:06:00Z

    Sean Randall explains what changes to expect in stamp duty relief for purchases of multiple dwellings

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    Private client round-up: CFO interest rates, HMCTS letter and lost wills

    2022-06-10T14:15:00Z

    Lesley King considers the recent hot topic issues in the private sphere including the interest rates increase for the Courts Fund Office, submission of a IHT400 and a recent case on lost wills.

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    “Gesture” for a good will

    2022-06-10T14:14:00Z

    Roman Kubiak and Emily Peacock discuss a recent case in which the High Court admitted a copy of a deceased’s will found on their computer to probate.

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    My legal life: Paul Sills

    2022-06-09T15:34:00Z

    We ask Paul Sills about his career, his experience moving from litigation in New Zealand to the UK and current trends in dispute resolution.

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    Utilising tech to drive efficiency

    2022-05-27T11:31:00Z Partner content Insight Legal

    Deborah Witkiss, chief operating officer at Insight Legal, explains how inefficient tech and a lack of integration between systems is holding firms back

  • Insurance
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    Coping with a difficult professional indemnity insurance renewal

    2022-05-27T11:10:00Z Sponsored content

    Ryan Senior, senior vice president at Paragon, gives his advice on how to manage your professional indemnity insurance renewal when your firm is high risk

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    Book review—The UK General Data Protection Regulation

    2022-05-23T12:58:00Z

    Robert Bond, senior counsel, Privacy Partnership Law reviews the latest edition of UK General Data Protection Regulation - A Guide to the Law by James Castro-Edwards.

  • Digital docs
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    Digital AP1s – 5 things you need to know

    2022-05-23T10:08:00Z

    The registration of applications at HM Land Registry are changing. Bronwyn Townsend, Senior Marketing Manager at InfoTrack, looks at what firms will need to do before the end of the year.

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    Coping with professional indemnity insurance renewal

    2022-05-23T09:19:00Z

    Ryan Senior, Senior Vice President at Paragon, gives his advice on how to manage your professional indemnity insurance renewal when your firm is high risk