Big Picture

  • Clyde & Co Skype

    Reaching for the Skype

    23 March 2015

    A City firm has said it hopes to expand an innovative pro bono scheme which connects staff to clients via Skype.

  • Philip Jordan

    Leeds move fits the Bill

    16 March 2015

    Leeds Law Society’s historic headquarters is to become a restaurant.

  • Robert Buckland QC

    Buckland hails class act

    9 March 2015

    Solicitor general visited a west London school to learn about a scheme to give young people a better understanding of the law.

  • Vera Baird

    Baird to inspire students

    2 March 2015

    Vera Baird QC one of 13 ‘inspirational women’ featured in an exhibition of portraits at Newcastle Law School.

  • Argentina demonstration

    Argentina’s silent march for Alberto Nisman

    23 February 2015

    State prosecutor had accused the country’s president and foreign minister of covering up Iran’s role in a 1994 terrorist bombing.

  • Vince Cable in a driverless car

    Cable car

    16 February 2015

    Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co is to review the legal and ethical issues arising from government plans to introduce driverless cars.

  • Magna Cartas

    Magna Carta on view

    9 February 2015

    Four surviving 1215 copies of Magna Carta were brought together for the first time last week in an event at the British Library.

  • Rihanna

    Rihanna gets shirty

    26 January 2015

    Robyn Rihanna Fenty, better known as the pop star Rihanna, won a legal action against retailer Topshop when the Court of Appeal ruled that the sale of a T-shirt with her image was an ‘act of passing off’.

  • Haverstock School, Chalk Farm

    Back to school

    19 January 2015

    Law Society vice-president Jonathan Smithers (centre) joined City law firm Olswang and Blackstone Chambers to meet students at Haverstock School in Chalk Farm, London.

  • Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi at summit of ambition

    24 November 2014

    Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is among a host of distinguished speakers lined up for next year’s Global Law Summit.