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The purpose of The Practical Lawyer is simple: to keep solicitors in touch with the latest developments in each area of the law.

The beauty of The Practical Lawyer is that we do the reading for you. The result is a digest that you can rely on. It is a quick and easy way of making sure you know what’s going on in your specialist area of activity.

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Sources

When compiling The Practical Lawyer we look at many sources, including:

All England Law Reports All ER (Butterworths Tolley; 0845 370 1234)

Commercial Litigation Journal CLJ (Legalease; £125; 020 7396 9313)

Criminal Practitioners Newsletter CPN (The Law Society; free; 020 7242 1222)

Current Law CL (Sweet & Maxwell; 020 7449 1111)

Employment Law Bulletin ELB (Reed Business Information; £426; 020 8652 4653)

Employment Law Journal ELJ (Legalease; £160; 020 7396 9313)

Estates Gazette EG (includes Estates Gazette Case Summaries EGCS) (Estates Gazette Ltd; £177; 01444 445335)

Family Law FL (Jordan Publishing; £225; 0117 923 0600)

Family Law Journal FLJ (Legalease; £135; 020 7396 9313)

Financial Times

The In-House Lawyer IHL (Legalease; £145; 020 7396 9313)

Law Society’s Gazette LSG (Law Society; £120; 020 7242 1222)

Legal Business LB (Legalease; please ring 020 7396 9313)

New Law Journal NLJ (Butterworths Tolley; £253; 0845 370 1234)

PLC (Practical Law for Companies) PLC (Legal & Commercial Publishing; £495; 020 7981 2967)

PLC Property Law (www.practicallaw.com)

Personal Injury Law Journal PILJ (Legalease; £140; 020 7396 9313)

Property Law Journal PLJ (Legalease; £192; 020 7396 9313)

Solicitors’ Journal SJ (Waterlow; £229; 020 7549 8685)

The Times

Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal TELTJ (Legalease; £179; 020 7396 9313)

Weekly Law Reports WLR (Incorporated Council of Law Reporting; £410; 020 7242 6471)

Wills & Trusts Law Reports WTLR (Legalease; £399; 020 7396 9313)

plus we receive briefing notes and publications from over 40 law firms...

The Practical Lawyer is not a substitute for any of these publications, and our reviews and commentaries are written on the basis that today’s well-equipped solicitor will have access to all of them. In all instances, please refer to the original source material.

 

Most-read articles

Capacity – wills; disclosure
Monday, 09 March 2020
The Society’s guidance, Access and disclosure of an incapacitated person’s will, gives important clarification around the circumstances in which a solicitor can disclose a copy of a client’s... Read more...
Source of funds – Law Society guidance
Monday, 09 March 2020
We mentioned above the new Law Society practice note on signs of money laundering. A constant refrain for conveyancers – but one which should be heard more widely – is the importance for firms of... Read more...
MIB injury on private land – update
Monday, 09 March 2020
We reported in our July/August 2019 edition (p31) on the case in which the CA held that MIB was liable to pay compensation to someone injured in a car accident on private land. The injured party was... Read more...
Provisional damages – underused?
Monday, 09 March 2020
An interesting article reminds PI practitioners of the underused solution of provisional damages, which are provided for in s32A of the Senior Courts Act 1981. In PI and clinical negligence cases,... Read more...
Tate peeping – CA decision
Monday, 09 March 2020
We reported in our March 2019 edition (p24) on the case brought by the owners of luxury flats adjacent to the Tate Gallery. They applied for an injunction to prevent members of the public from... Read more...
RICS – code for leasing business premises
Monday, 09 March 2020
The RICS has launched the first edition of its Code for Leasing Business Premises which comes into force on 1 September 2020. It will replace the voluntary Code for Leasing Business Premises in... Read more...
Boundary disputes – the essentials
Monday, 09 March 2020
Boundary disputes can mean different things to different practitioners – conveyancers will hate them and seek to avoid at all costs; property litigators will no doubt take a different view! An... Read more...
Procedure – coronavirus
Monday, 09 March 2020
The author raises an urgent issue for family lawyers: how should they take the coronavirus into account in the work they undertake for their clients, particularly international clients or those with... Read more...
Parental bereavement – in force?
Monday, 09 March 2020
The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 should come into force in April 2020. Regulations as to the detailed operation of the Act are awaited but the government’s consultation response... Read more...
Sentencing – judge’s remarks
Monday, 09 March 2020
The appellants were convicted of a money laundering offence under s328 POCA following a sophisticated, multimillion-pound, cross-border money laundering operation. S was sentenced to eight years in... Read more...

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