It is clear from the first few weeks of the year that familiar themes will dominate the discussion around regulation in 2017.
We may have convinced ourselves this is a profession in terminal decline. But the figures say the opposite.
23 January 2017
A new ‘super-exam’ is designed to open up the profession, but there is no evidence it will.
This book is a toolkit complete with draft policies, checklists and procedures, all on a CD.
Whether we leave the Single Market or not, the direction of travel on lawyer regulation is the same.
16 January 2017
The next phase of the Law Society review will focus on Council.
The European Commission's response to the deterioration of the rule of law in Poland is an attempt to protect us all.
Firms must do more for less, but there has to be a culture where mistakes are disclosed.
The death of lawyers has been greatly exaggerated, but a concerted bid to sideline them from dispute resolution is real cause for alarm.
In France, European Lawyers Day will be met with another move to help the profession and clients cope with ‘Uberisation’.
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