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    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
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

  • Simon Leney
    Opinion

    All is forfeit

    2014-07-16T00:00:00Z

    Simon Leney  looks at the implications of the Forfeiture Act for mercy killings

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    Timely reminders

    2014-06-10T00:00:00Z

    Peter Rodd comments on risk in conveyancing transactions

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    Under the banner

    2014-05-07T16:53:00Z

    Robert Banner , new chair of the Section executive committee, outlines his plans for the Section, including helping firms through financial stability issues, and supporting smaller firms with practice management challenges

  • Simon Leney
    Opinion

    Times are changing

    2014-03-11T15:00:00Z

    Private Client Section chair Simon Leney looks at the changes in the air this Spring on a number of fronts: for clients, for solicitors, and for the Private Client Section itself

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    Risky business

    2014-03-11T00:00:00Z

    With the sobering news in January that 136 firms have folded, having failed to obtain professional indemnity insurance, Peter Rodd explains how firms could better manage risk to avoid becoming another statistic.

  • Chris Hart
    Opinion

    Counting the cost

    2014-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Chris Hart discusses this issue’s financial focus, and bids farewell as chair of the Section

  • Simon Leney
    Opinion

    New year, old values

    2014-01-21T10:59:00Z

    In an increasingly commercialised world, the traditional values of professionalism seem less and less appreciated. Which makes them all the more important for solicitors in a liberalised market, says Simon Leney , Private Client Section chair

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    Opinion

    Winds of change

    2013-12-06T00:00:00Z

    Peter Rodd looks back at the developments of recent decades which have changed the face of conveyancing – and forward to the next big change: the Law Society’s Conveyancing Portal

  • Chris Hart
    Opinion

    Falling into glory

    2013-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair and Wollen Michelmore managing partner, Chris Hart , looks at forthcoming Section winter events

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    Opinion

    The main event

    2013-09-11T00:00:00Z

    Property Section chair Peter Rodd looks ahead to the Property Section’s 2013 annual conference, just over five weeks away

  • Chris Hart
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    Getting together

    2013-08-13T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair and Wollen Michelmore managing partner, Chris Hart , looks back at this year’s Annual Conference

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    Different strokes

    2013-06-12T00:00:00Z

    For conveyancing solicitors, quality is a key differentiator in a packed market. But does quality mean the same thing to us as to our clients, or from one client to the next? Peter Rodd reports

  • Chris Hart
    Opinion

    Miss it, miss out

    2013-05-14T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Chris Hart rounds up the articles for this edition and the line-up for the Annual Conference, taking place later this week - book now or miss out!