Technical legal practice

One day, a whisper

A diminishing number of clinical negligence lawyers can mount an effective claim today compared to 30 years ago, as Richard Barr illustrates

Tackling tech when law firms merge

An acquisition and integration strategy is vital for law firms going down the M&A route, as Stephen Brown explains

Speeding up disclosure of police records

The 2013 protocol can be a useful tool in private Children Act cases where you need to obtain police records, as Mariko Wilson explains

Brain injuries teach us what it is to be human

Clients with brain injuries are the best teachers and we must listen carefully to make sure we hear what’s truly going on, as Suzanne Trask explains

When exclusivity clauses breach competition law

The CMA has started to use its competition enforcement powers to sanction anti-competitive land agreements between landlords and tenants, say Neil Baylis and Gwen Ballin-Reeler

A rare revocation

A catalogue of failings leading to a couple inadvertently applying to adopt a child could be repeated if lessons are not learnt, says Victoria Clarke