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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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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

Court of Protection – trust deputies
Friday, 13 April 2018
How does the CoP approach an application to appoint a trust corporation as a deputy? HHJ Hilder has, in a recent CoP ruling involving 36 applicants and 11 trust corporations, analysed the law on the... Read more...
Professional – update
Friday, 13 April 2018
 A reminder that internal e-mails can result in SRA action; for a case involving sexist, racist and homophobic e-mails sent to a work colleague see [2018] LSG 12 February 2. Read more...
CFA – assignment
Friday, 13 April 2018
The introduction of LASPO in April 2013 caused problems for clients who already had CFAs, but then wanted to move to another firm. Read more...
Agent of change – new builds?
Friday, 13 April 2018
The ‘agent of change’ principle has been hotly debated in planning circles for some time. Indeed, the concept is likely to feature in the revised National Planning Policy Framework and the draft... Read more...
Withdrawing admissions – increase in value?
Friday, 13 April 2018
Suppose a defendant is faced with a low-value claim and decides to admit liability; later, it turns out that there is a significant increase in the value of the claim. At that stage, can the... Read more...
Service charges – estoppel?
Friday, 13 April 2018
Suppose service charges have been raised for many years in a way that does not properly accord with the wording of the lease; if T subsequently questions those service charges, can L argue that... Read more...
Service charges – code of practice
Friday, 13 April 2018
The RICS has published the proposed changes to its Code of Practice on service charges. The important change is that RICS members must act in accordance with eight core principles; the Code is no... Read more...
Japanese knotweed – nuisance
Friday, 13 April 2018
One of the (potentially) most important decisions last year was a humble county court case in which it was held Network Rail was liable after Japanese knotweed grew close to neighbouring terraced... Read more...
Adoption – new regulations
Friday, 13 April 2018
 A number of new provisions in relation to adoption are in force (as of 5 January 2018) under the Adoption and Care Planning (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018. Read more...
Sickness – on holiday
Friday, 13 April 2018
 A worker who falls ill during annual leave is entitled to take that holiday leave at a later date. This is so whether the sickness commenced before, or during, the holiday. Read more...

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