Iran is the biggest new market to re-enter the global economy in decades. But foreign businesses and their advisers still face formidable obstacles.
Artificial intelligence trailblazers in law firms must look to other industries for ideas.
As the government accelerates planning reforms, solicitors are tailoring their services to accommodate what are often contentious changes.
Small businesses and the public are still struggling to access lawyers – here’s what the SRA is doing to share information on prices and firms.
A deluge of new regulation and disruptive technology are presenting banks with a range of legal challenges.
Excalibur went against third-party funders on important costs issues, but the sector was delighted by Tomlinson LJ’s assertion that the sector is now mainstream.
The most heavily lawyered state in the US is a tough market to crack, but magic circle firms in particular are making inroads.
If you are ready to quit a career in private practice to take an in-house role, be prepared to ‘own’ your advice.
Legal Geek showcased London as a global hub for lawtech start-ups.
The range of pro bono legal work is vast and involves solicitors at every stage of their careers.
Moving practice area or career sector can be daunting. But given persistence and time it can pay off, reports Marialuisa Taddia.
We need a more diverse judiciary, so why aren’t solicitors, women and BAME candidates reaching the senior ranks?
Ahead of National Pro Bono Week, we preview of a free new guide to how solicitors can give something back.
The reasons why law firms commit to corporate social responsibility vary, but what the best initiatives share is a focus on results.
As the nature of legal IT changes, how can firms use it as a differentiator?
Maligned as Europe’s most corrupt country, conflict-scarred Ukraine is tough terrain for advisers. But far-reaching reforms give grounds for optimism.
As we celebrate World Mental Health Day this week, Elizabeth Rimmer discusses how to be aware of the main issues affecting people in the law.
Despite June’s Brexit vote, real estate lawyers are confident foreign investment will continue to be a lucrative source of work.
Full or partial outsourcing of an organisation’s legal activity could be the next stage in the transformation of in-house departments.
Washington DC is the ‘centre of the universe’ for regulatory work, which multiplied in the wake of the financial crisis.
As ‘continuing competence’ becomes the mandatory professional development mantra, can the SRA just accept a solicitor’s pledge that they have put in the necessary work?
As globalisation and digitisation transform shopping habits, law firms are marketing themselves as ‘one-stop shops’ to retailers.
It’s a buyers’ market for professional indemnity insurance but practitioners must keep on their toes.
Managing an in-house team as a business adds value, but it requires a significant change in mindset and new ways of working.
The law has a dubious history with large-scale IT projects. Will Briggs’ reforms actually work?
The law is close-knit and getting ahead is about nurturing relationships that last.
General counsel share common traits but working in the public and regulated sectors presents special challenges.
Few solicitors and judges bearing the brunt of court closures reckon technology is any kind of panacea.
Unlike the UK, Germany has several heavyweight business centres. So foreign firms hoping to crack the market need to know who they want to advise.
How panel firms and in-house teams can use IT to collaborate; and risk-managing social media.
Niche firm principal Tony Roe reflects on how his indemnity renewal strategy has evolved.
The chair of the Law Society’s PII committee notes that despite a benign market run-off costs and cybercrime need close attention.
Buying a cyber-policy is not just about minimising financial loss.
Solicitors renewing their PII continue to encounter a benign market, but their regulator has not given up on far-reaching reform.
In-house lawyers must be able to operate comfortably in the grey areas of business uncertainty.
The regulator has delayed a decision on a new centralised ‘super-exam’ following a storm of criticism. Can it win over the sceptics?
Law firms won’t see the upside of new technology without rapid deployment, integration software and design thinking.
The role of professional support lawyer offers a better work-life balance and opportunities for career progression are multiplying.