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Custody time limits and why they matter

David Hardstaff and Bethan Cowlam consider the recent increase to custody time limits and the practical implications in the context of significant court backlogs. In a highly unusual move, HHJ Raynor, a Crown Court judge, has lodged a complaint against the resident judge of Woolwich Crown Court, suggesting political interference in the handling of cases involving extended custody time […]

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How to exit your job

Very few people now have a job for life. Law is a great example of a flexible career because lawyers gain so many transferable skills. So what happens when the bubble bursts? Do you have an exit strategy? Most people have a pretty good plan for finding a new role, but very few have a […]

Exclusive: Clyde & Co closes Libya office over safety concerns

Clyde & Co has closed its Libya office after four years due to concerns over the safety of its staff, The Lawyer can reveal. The insurance focused firm opened its doors in Tripoli in the wake of the fall of Muammar Gaddafi and became the first foreign law firm to launch in the region in […]

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