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Better balance in stress claims

A ruling in the Court of Appeal has helped clarify the whole issue of stress-related illness but might not have gone far enough, according to a Manchester lawyer.

Stress and sexism drives women out of PI, says survey

Almost a third of personal injury solicitors are wavering over whether to give up the practice area and even the profession itself in favour of a less stressful job, with women lawyers citing sexism as a major reason, research by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has found.

Members reject Law Society ‘modernising’ proposals

The proposals, which would make it more difficult for solicitors to challenge Chancery Lane policy, have already been agreed by the Law Society’s council at a special meeting in December 2001. However, the plans were later blocked after members voted down three out of five resolutions.

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Stress levels peak for female lawyers

A survey conducted by Barclays Private Clients has revealed that female lawyers feel they suffer from greater stress than their male counterparts

Follow the yellow brick road to client care

Client care is one of the buzz-phrases of the moment. But what does it really mean? And how can a concept that moves the lawyer from being a technically able legal adviser to a skilled relationship manager, be introduced into the highly competitive environment of a commercial law firm. Carolyn Roberson, director of business development and marketing at Addleshaw Booth & Co, tells how its award-winning client care programme has become central to the firm''s success.

Jones Day moves into the Italian market

Jones Day Reavis & Pogue has entered the Italian market with a team hire from a leading boutique firm and the transfer of two of its own partners to Milan.