• A day in the life of a young female partner in a regional firm

    Zoë Paton-Crockett, partner and head of Commercial Property at North West law firm Butcher & Barlow, shares her path to law.

    Close to home: spotting elder abuse

    Richard Roberts Richard Roberts, director and co-owner of Gedye & Sons, details the warning signs of financial abuse of the elderly, what practitioners should look out for, and the steps they can take where such abuse is exposed.

    What does it mean to be a good lawyer and a good dad?

    Richard Collier How do men reconcile work and family lives? Richard Collier Professor of Law at Newcastle University says there has been a striking silence around one topic in the gender equality discussion – the precise role of men and the relationship between men’s lives and gender equality.

    The power of local: championing legal voices from beyond the capital

    Matt O’Brien, Chair of the Birmingham Law Society Criminal Law Committee, explores how regional law societies give their members the power to influence national policy.

    On the same side: how to handle complaints

    Rebecca Atkinson In the first of a two-part series on complaints, Rebecca Atkinson, the director of risk & compliance at Howard Kennedy LLP, looks at some of the reasons why clients complain, and how to avoid complaints by focusing on providing 'good' service in key areas

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