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All posts by Rachael Drane

Rachael is a Solicitor Apprentice in the property disputes/ dispute resolution team, focusing on providing behind-the-scenes support on court-room preparation for trials, arbitrations and interlocutory hearings. Rachael frequently undertakes legal research and writes articles and blogs. Rachael has conversational Spanish and basic Mandarin skills.

My Solicitor Apprenticeship

Sherrards’ Apprentice Rachael Drane explains what the Solicitor Apprentice route entails. At the beginning of the year, I began studying for a Solicitor Apprenticeship with the University of Law and I am about to start my second year later this month. Solicitor Apprenticeships are gradually gaining momentum and becoming a new and exciting concept, combining …

My Solicitor Apprenticeship

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Disclosure Rules set for major changes

New rules were recently approved by the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) committee to change the way in which litigants disclose their documents. It is set to be a two-year pilot scheme in the business and property courts, beginning in January 2019 and if successful, is likely to lead to wider reforms on disclosure. This announcement follows …

Disclosure Rules set for major changes

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