Helping people navigate their lives can be immensely rewarding, hears Grania Langdon-Down, but where is the next generation of private client solicitors?
Practitioner Akram failed to comply with the SRA Principles 2011 and the SRA Code of Conduct 2011.
Firm failed to comply with the SRA Accounts Rules 2011 and SRA Principles 2011.
SRA intervening after partnership’s failure to comply with the rules made under sections 31 and 32 of the Solicitors Act 1974 (as amended).
Partnership suspended from practice with immediate effect.
Negotiating the matrix of legal AI - what firms need to consider when implementing the latest technology.
What does a chief executive seek from their general counsel? Hays plc’s CEO Alistair Cox wants a confidante and critical friend.
Law firms must be innovative with charging structures to exploit rising demand from 5.5 million SMEs.
Professionals are demanding flexible working – and legal employers which have responded claim excellent results
In the first instalment of a regular Gazette feature, Peter Wright considers how law firms should approach their IT investment
Brexit and the crisis of confidence in the EU are creating uncertainty for foreign lawyers based in the Belgian capital. But business is brisk, reports Marialuisa Taddia
As different jurisdictions vie for business, Brexit is beginning to look like a serious own goal for insolvency and restructuring practitioners. Marialuisa Taddia reports
The Law Society must go further than help solicitors meet basic ‘competence’ requirements, providing services to help members develop and progress their careers, Society president Robert Bourns told the annual Law Management Section conference last month.
Efforts by law firms to stand out by defining their ‘values’ and purpose commonly fail through lack of management commitment, the former head of customer service at iconic department store chain John Lewis told the conference.
Ransomware features in half of all cybercrime reports to the police where a business suffers an attack on its computer system, a senior City police officer told the conference.
‘A tower of turnover falls over.’
Law firm marketing should lead on themes which matter to the firm and its people rather than the selling of ‘hard law’, a prize-winning regional law firm advised.
Law firms are disproportionately represented in claims related to disability discrimination and workplace health, according to a niche law firm specialising in such claims.
India will be one of our most important trade partners post-Brexit, but foreign firms are still not allowed to open offices there.
Clients are are in the vanguard of the ‘great legal reformation’ which is transforming the way law firms work
Four years on, practitioners assess the impact of Jackson LJ’s civil litigation reforms and assess the need for further reform.
Solicitors no longer have to count their CPD hours. Grania Langdon-Down reports on how this is affecting training and shaping the market for providers
As the Law Society’s mentoring scheme opens to new applications, Eduardo Reyes looks at different models and their benefits
Law firms slow to embrace employee ownership schemes are missing a trick.
Brexit looms and even ‘Frexit’ cannot be ruled out, but international law firms remain sanguine about doing business in France. Marialuisa Taddia reports
Chatbots handling multiple interactions give a new dimension to customer care and access to justice
Chancery Lane’s SMA project aims to inspire people from underprivileged backgrounds to embark upon a legal career.
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, we spoke to some of the young pioneers who are following the ‘Trailblazer’ track to qualification.
The role of the charity general counsel sits somewhere between the private and public sectors.
South Korea is taking longer than expected to liberalise its legal market and Brexit has complicated matters further.
This robust training programme aims to help advocates strike a balance between putting forward a client’s case effectively in court and ensuring that vulnerable witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.
Don’t be put off by Donald Trump’s 140-character rants – Twitter is a platform with plenty to offer lawyers.
Experts and their evidence are under hostile scrutiny amid fears over a decline in standards.
City firms are hiring women in record numbers – and then losing them. Detailed research has uncovered reasons why.
This competition aims to attract applicants from the widest backgrounds.
Apprentices can breathe new life into law firms but the recruitment process requires a detailed business plan.
Trade unions are less influential than they were, but remain a critical conduit for justice