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    Opinion

    Change afoot

    2016-03-08T15:26:00Z

    Ian White explains how members can help the committee further build the Property Section to meet the evolving needs of property solicitors

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    Opinion

    Get with the programme

    2016-02-10T10:24:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Robert Banner provides an update on the Section’s work and upcoming events

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    Opinion

    Back to the future

    2015-12-03T12:26:00Z

    This year’s national property law conference looked to the future, and how property lawyers can equip themselves as technology advances and conveyancing evolves. Ian White reports back 

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    Opinion

    First things first

    2015-11-26T11:00:00Z

    New Section chair Gary Rycroft outlines his plans for the future.

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    Opinion

    Structural shift

    2015-11-03T00:00:00Z

    Robert Banner outlines some developments for the Section, including the new corporate membership option, and provides an update on the 2016 Financial Benchmarking Survey

  • Simon Leney
    Opinion

    Watch out

    2015-09-22T00:00:00Z

    In his last comment as chair of the Private Client Section, Simon Leney asks what lessons we can learn when our dealings with clients face public scrutiny

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    Opinion

    The main event

    2015-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Ian White outlines what members can expect from this year’s National Property Law Conference on 9 October

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    Opinion

    Members first

    2015-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Robert Banner looks back at the Section’s annual conference, and provides an update on the Section committee, business planning and the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2016

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    Opinion

    The morning after

    2015-06-03T14:23:00Z

    Ian White considers the health of the property market, post-election

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    Opinion

    The big event

    2015-05-14T16:18:00Z

    In recent editions I have mentioned that, for a variety of reasons, the Law Management Section committee has been very short on members; I am delighted to report that we now have a full complement.

  • Simon Leney
    Opinion

    Into the breach

    2015-03-17T00:00:00Z

    Could the rise in information-sharing agreements forcing the breach of confidential agreements lead practitioners down a dangerous path, asks Simon Leney

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    Opinion

    Next steps

    2015-03-03T00:00:00Z

    New chair of the Property Section, Ian White , outlines his Section priorities for the year ahead

  • Ian Muirhead
    Opinion

    Staking a claim

    2015-02-15T19:37:00Z

    The legal regulators are predicting major change for the profession in 2015 in response to market and client pressures. Ian Muirhead presents an overview of potential competitive threats from the financial services

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    Opinion

    New year, new challenges

    2015-02-10T11:00:00Z

    Section chair Robert Banner looks at the changes in the market, and the plans for the Section, in the year ahead

  • Simon Leney
    Opinion

    Happy new year

    2015-01-20T11:52:00Z

    Simon Leney  reflects on what 2015 may hold in store beyond the general election in May

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    Opinion

    Things have changed

    2014-12-09T00:00:00Z

    The legal profession is naturally resistant to change, says Peter Rodd, but the transition from paper to online conveyancing is both logical and necessary

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    Opinion

    New agenda

    2014-11-11T00:00:00Z

    Section chair Robert Banner outlines the work of the Section this summer and autumn

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    Opinion

    Sign of the times

    2014-09-16T11:36:00Z

    Whether we like it or not, conveyancing practices will have to adapt to meet the demands of 21st century communications, says Peter Rodd

  • Simon Leney
    Opinion

    Do it yourself

    2014-09-11T00:00:00Z

    Private Client Section chair Simon Leney fears the rise in applications for lasting powers of attorney may lead to further abuses of process if the solicitor is cut out

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    Opinion

    Valuable Insights

    2014-08-12T00:00:00Z

    Robert Banner  looks back at the Section’s 2014 annual conference, including sessions on cashflow and bringing a firm back from the brink of administration