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The Property Industry in 2018: Plenty of Reasons for Optimism?

10th January 2018
Following a turbulent 18 months for the UK, the arrival of 2018 brings with it a number of reasons for optimism. Below Lawyer Monthly hears from Paresh Raja, CEO at MFS, on real estate, housing and property developments to look forward to in the coming year. Since the EU referendum in June 2016, the country […]
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EHRC Changes Its Mind About Gender Pay Gap Regulations Enforcement

10th January 2018
Below Lorraine Heard, Legal Director at transatlantic law Womble Bond Dickinson, explains why the EHRC is currently raising questions in a public consultation regarding its own powers to enforce gender pay gap regulations. Under the Equality Act 2006, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has a range of enforcement powers to ensure compliance with […]
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Trump Vs. Bannon: Why Was the Cease-and-Desist Issued?

4th January 2018
Donald Trump has excommunicated Stephen K. Bannon, his former chief strategist and issued a cease-and-desist.
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Are Lawyers More Prone to Mental Health Issues?

4th January 2018
Lawyers in the UK are going to be given questionnaires to report their stress levels due to being prone to mental health issues, such as stress.
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Modern Legal Service Strategies for Procurement Transactions

29th December 2017
 To keep pace with business in an ever more competitive environment there is a rapid evolution from everything being bespoke, to commercial transactions being organised into a service continuum. Many commercial transactions follow the same pattern, and have the same structural framework. The ability to provide a service structure integrating business processes and legal service […]
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Are Social Housing Measures Enough for Affordable Housing?

27th December 2017
While housing has been high on the political agenda recently, and significant focus was given to it in the Autumn budget, specialist lawyers ask whether the new measures go far enough, particularly with regards to affordable housing. It was confirmed that, following the Prime Minister’s October announcement, a further £2bn of funding would be given […]
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Missed Opportunities Over Lammy Review & Judicial Diversity

22nd December 2017
Whilst encouraged by the Government’s response to many of the recommendations in the Lammy Review, the Bar Council recently expressed disappointment that key opportunities to address diversity in the judiciary have been missed. Chair of the Bar Council’s Equality & Diversity Committee, Robin Allen QC, said: “It is critical to the public’s confidence in our […]
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