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  • Melinda Giles
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    Endless horizons

    2020-09-15T00:00:00Z

    Do you know all the ways your private client career could develop? Melinda Giles outlines just some of the options, and sets out to prove that private client is one of the most challenging and varied legal disciplines in practice today

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    Premium matters – managing your renewal in a tough market

    2020-09-08T09:20:00Z

    With the October deadline drawing near, Martin MacHale offers tips for those completing last-minute professional indemnity insurance (PII) renewals in a challenging year.

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    Getting back to the office: supporting your people

    2020-09-03T13:10:00Z

    Nadia Biles Davies looks at the people side of managing a return to the office, including how to manage survivor guilt after redundancy, how to capitalise on new ways of working, and how to win the hearts and minds of a nervous workforce

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    Technology and regulatory compliance

    2020-09-03T12:29:00Z

    Kerry Beynon, Partner at RDP Law, looks at the role of technology in relation to regulatory compliance in a fast-changing world.

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    From time to Tyne

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Georgia Jones provides a back to basics guide to Tyneside flat lease arrangements, and what you need to know if you are acting on the sale or purchase of a Tyneside flat

  • Gavin Le Chat
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    At your service

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    In the third in his series on what property solicitors need to know about different phases of the development process, Gavin Le Chat looks at drainage and the supply of services

  • Conflicts of interest in conveyancing: man in suit crossing tightrope between two people
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    Pick a side

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Lorraine Richardson provides a reminder of conflicts of interest in conveyancing, focusing on a key area where risk can arise: acting for both the buyer and seller in a transaction

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    Riding out the storm

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Steven Petty explains how his specialist commercial property firm has weathered the COVID-19 storm – and why the firm has continued to award bonuses and recruit new staff

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    Lock and quay

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Ibraheem Dulmeer and Justin Bates look at a recent Upper Tribunal case involving the application of service charges at the Docklands development, No.1 West India Quay

  • Right to light: House in shadow of towerblock
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    Let there be light

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    As the government further loosens planning restrictions to aid economic recovery, David Manda provides a timely reminder on rights to light, and what developers can do to avoid costly litigation and potential changes to their developments

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    Ups and downs

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Dwight provides a personal perspective on how lockdown has affected high street conveyancing firms, their clients, and the wider conveyancing market

  • Mike Harlow
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    A sign of things to come

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Mike Harlow looks at how HM Land Registry has responded to lockdown by accepting electronic signatures, and how conveyancing could change in the future to become an even more secure and wholly digital process 

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    The drinks business

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Niall McCann and Richard Williams look at what property solicitors need to know when acting on transactions involving licensed premises where the tenant or owner is insolvent

  • Susan Fairbrass
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    The next big thing

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Lockdown has seen many conveyancing firms embrace technology in new ways. But, asks Susan Fairbrass , are these developments just the first step towards a digitised conveyancing process, and if so, what’s next? 

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    Look before you lease

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Lockdown has presented unprecedented challenges for both landlords and tenants. Nikki Bensoor looks at the impact on commercial lease arrangements, now and in the future

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    Legal services in Malaysia: an interview with the British High Commissioner

    2020-09-01T15:22:00Z

    The Law Society speaks with High Commissioner Charles Hay about the increasing importance of legal services to Malaysia’s economy and the opportunities for UK firms.

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    The economic crime levy - what to expect

    2020-08-28T11:36:00Z

    The government announced in March their intention to introduce an economic crime levy on AML regulated businesses (including law firms) to contribute to the fight against economic crime. Rick Kent, our AML Economic Crime Policy manager, takes a look at the plans.

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    Recession-proofing: the benefits of variable costs

    2020-08-18T19:45:00Z

    David Turney is happy to report that his firm is “virtually” recession proof – because it keeps its costs variable rather than fixed wherever possible. And this approach also results in a happier team and happier clients

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    Running a litigation firm during coronavirus: what’s changed?

    2020-08-12T10:20:00Z

    Reuben Glynn shares some of his litigation firm’s experiences from the pandemic, changes they’ve made, and plans for moving forwards.

  • Fiona Heald
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    Back to basics: Wills, trusts and care home fees

    2020-08-11T08:10:00Z

    Fiona Heald reviews the basics on wills, estate planning and the problem of care home fees.