In legal IT, ‘disruption’ is morphing into the new normal. Solicitors must also keep an eye on the basics.
Switzerland remains the largest offshore centre, but it is a tough market to crack for international firms.
Most law firms will renew their indemnity insurance next month. Solicitors, brokers and insurers talk to us about the latest market trends.
From Brexit apps and heat maps to joining the Irish Bar, lawyers are preparing for a life‑changing event of epic scale.
New PDC aims to help shape a profession that is fit for purpose now and in the future.
Foreign firms must be truly committed to exploit the vast and lucrative California market. Competition for talent is fierce and living costs can be eye-wateringly expensive.
Graham Vinter eschewed his golf handicap for a second career in private practice – and a pioneering business network.
In smaller practices, succession planning is often left until retirement comes into view. That is a mistake.
The rise of voice interfaces in consumer platforms is changing the delivery of legal services.
Competition lawyers are no clearer than they were last June about how Brexit will work for them.
July’s meeting of the Law Society Council was the first for new president Joe Egan.
The practising certificates of Singh and Roberts are suspended as a result of the intervention.
Price’s practising certificate has been suspended as a result of the intervention.
The practising certificates of Agada and Weston have been suspended as a result of the intervention.
Majid’s current practising certificate has been suspended with immediate effect.
The Modern Slavery Act, Brexit and measuring performance were among key themes at this year’s conference of the Law Society’s In-house Division.
Kicking off the Gazette’s PII special focus, Eduardo Reyes highlights the distinguishing characteristics of this year’s ‘benign’ renewal season.
Only a third of solicitors are aware that the Solicitors Indemnity Fund closes in 2020. Look at your cover!
Law firms are seen as soft targets by criminals so prepare for the worst.
COLP and COFA roles are much-maligned but they have successfully focused firms on risk.
Insurers should come clean on specific behaviours giving rise to claims.
Arbitration has never been bigger business, but the ‘traditional’ centres face stiff competition. Marialuisa Taddia reports
Can in-house lawyers be a moral compass for the organisations which employ them, or should general counsel ‘have the back’ of the CEO and the board?
The Judicial College offers invaluable e-training that sharpens the skills of judges and bolsters their battered morale.
A solicitor can return from a sabbatical refreshed and brimming with ideas. The experience can leave a lasting imprint on a law firm’s culture too.
The Law Society Council met in Cardiff for their annual meeting.
Despite new arbitration and enforcement laws in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf States, and even Dubai, remain difficult jurisdictions for the enforcement of judgments and international arbitral awards.
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