• Flying solo: what happens as retirement looms?

    For 30 years I practised as a sole practitioner in North Shields in north east England, my partners having long since retired. When I reached my late 50s, my thoughts turned to my retirement.

    We all need allies

    Max Rossiter As with many good things in life, the London Bisexual Network (LBN) started over a bottle of wine in a noisy City bar, explains Max Rossiter, trainee solicitor.

    All change – the new SRA Standards and Regulations

    Tracey Calvert We are now on the countdown to the end of the SRA Handbook and the beginning of the era of the SRA Standards and Regulations.

    The nine year old girl who got nothing

    Jane Cassell Once upon a time, I was a little girl. My parents divorced, and both my Mum and my Dad remarried. A year after my Mum remarried, she died, which was not the plan at all.

    Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) dilemma

    Kevin Hood Legal firms are facing a Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) dilemma as the insurance market shifts quickly towards hardening conditions not experienced for many years.

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