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Millions to be saved across future government contracts

Millions to be saved across future government contracts

GLDís commercial lawyers will help DWP save millions over the next decade with revised estate plan and improved property contracts

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GLD lawyers advise on new £1

GLD lawyers advise on new £1

GLDís Treasury Legal Advisers play key role in advising HM Treasury on legal issues relating to coinage, including work on the new £1 coin.

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The chicken and the egg: GLD Lawyers work on the bird flu outbreak

The chicken and the egg: GLD Lawyers work on the bird flu outbreak

GLD lawyers provide expert advice to help deal with the biggest outbreak of bird flu in Europe

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GLD signs landmark Pro Bono Charter

GLD signs landmark Pro Bono Charter

GLD is one of the founding signatories of the Law Society's Pro Bono Charter

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Recrutiment drive   Attorney General's London Panel of Civil Counsel

Recrutiment drive Attorney General's London Panel of Civil Counsel

Applicants invited to join Attorney General's London A and B Panels of the Civil Counsel

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Legal profession recognised in New Year Honours

Legal profession recognised in New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 2017 recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.

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GLD lawyer helps seal

GLD lawyer helps seal "monumental" deal to cut greehouse gases

GLD lawyer Brian Ruddie led an international group of lawyers to secure an important deal to protect the environment.

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Pro bono week: lawyers in schools

Pro bono week: lawyers in schools

Itís National Pro Bono Week this week, and GLD is getting more involved than ever before.

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Wide range of work leads barristers in house

Wide range of work leads barristers in house

A report by the Bar Council suggests more self-employed barristers are opting for a career in-house because of the diverse range of work.

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All IT systems in the GLD offices are unavailable

All IT systems in the GLD offices are unavailable

All IT systems in the GLD offices at One Kemble Street and in Leeds and Manchester are unavailable on Wednesday 10 August.

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GLD opens its doors to increase diversity

GLD opens its doors to increase diversity

GLD supports diversity through its summer placement scheme, giving work experience to 30 law students.

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GLD opens its doors to increase diversity

GLD opens its doors to increase diversity

GLD supports diversity through its summer placement scheme, giving work experience to 30 law students.

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GLD lawyers win High Court case to standardise tobacco packaging

GLD lawyers win High Court case to standardise tobacco packaging

GLD lawyers secure victory in the Court of Justice of the European Union and High Court in defence of standardised packaging of tobacco

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Government lawyers pick up the Bills

Government lawyers pick up the Bills

Significant day for government lawyers as Queen's Speech sets out the political and legislative agenda for the year ahead

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Government lawyers support international pro bono work

Government lawyers support international pro bono work

Government Legal Department's procurement law experts deliver pro-bono training in Rwanda

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GLD makes the GC Powerlist

GLD makes the GC Powerlist

Jonathan Jones and Nick Olley have been recognised in Legal 500ís GC Powerlist UK 2016.

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Tipping the scales for women in justice: working for equality in Sierra Leone

Tipping the scales for women in justice: working for equality in Sierra Leone

A first-hand account from Catherine Seldon, GLD lawyer, on mentoring legal trainees

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Wendy Hardaker wins Civil Service Leadership award

Wendy Hardaker wins Civil Service Leadership award

Wendy Hardaker, Head of the Commercial Law Group at GLD, has won the Civil Service Leadership award at a prestigious award ceremony that took place on 12 November in Buckingham Palace. This fantastic honour recognises Wendyís outstanding leadership qualities in delivering results.

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GLD supports National Pro Bono Week

GLD supports National Pro Bono Week

GLD lawyers have long played a role in pro bono work. We talk to two GLD lawyers about their experiences

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Thames Tideway

Thames Tideway

GLD lawyers bring light to the end of the tunnel

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Life as a GLD legal trainee

Life as a GLD legal trainee

Adam Paine is a GLD legal trainee; he is coming to the end of his first year of his 2 year traineeship

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GLD win to benefit up to 1.9 million families

GLD win to benefit up to 1.9 million families

The Government Legal Departmentís Commercial Law Group has won a landmark procurement case which could benefit up to 1.9 million families in the UK

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Telephones in One Kemble Street restored

Telephones in One Kemble Street restored

Telephones in One Kemble Street have been restored

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One Kemble Street reopen from 20 April

One Kemble Street reopen from 20 April

Following the incident on Kingsway, One Kemble Street will reopen on Monday 20 April

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One Kemble Street closed until further notice:update

One Kemble Street closed until further notice:update

Due to an incident on Kingsway on 1 April, One Kemble Street will be closed until further notice

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One Kemble Street closed until further notice

One Kemble Street closed until further notice

Due to an incident on Kingsway on 1 April, One Kemble Street will be closed until further notice

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One Kemble Street closed until Friday 10 April due to fire

One Kemble Street closed until Friday 10 April due to fire

Due to an incident on Kingsway on 1 April, One Kemble Street will be closed until Friday 10 April

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One Kemble Street closed on Wednesday 8 April due to fire

One Kemble Street closed on Wednesday 8 April due to fire

Due to an incident on Kingsway on 1 April, One Kemble Street will be closed on 8 April

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One Kemble Street closed on Tuesday 7 April due to fire

One Kemble Street closed on Tuesday 7 April due to fire

Due to an incident on Kingsway on 1 April, One Kemble Street will be closed on 7 April.

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One Kemble Street closed on Thursday 2 April due to fire

One Kemble Street closed on Thursday 2 April due to fire

Due to an incident on Kingsway on 1 April, One Kemble Street and the Government Legal Department site in Croydon will be closed on 2 April.

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