UK haggling over a post-Brexit trade deal has cast a spotlight on the proliferation of treaties subject to ever more complex laws and regulations. Marialuisa Taddia reports
AI goalie keeps out email howlers, while a chatbot takes the strain off junior clerks.
BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland  UKSC 21, a solicitors’ negligence claim, was the Supreme Court’s first opportunity to review the 20-year-old House of Lords SAAMCO principle, which underpins the calculation of loss in professional negligence claims. The court reaffirmed the SAAMCO judgment, referred to by Lord Sumption as ‘one of ...
Sexual harassment in the legal profession is ‘rife’ – with the City of London providing some of the worst examples, Eduardo Reyes hears
Ten years after the financial crisis erupted, private equity has rediscovered some of its old swagger. Legal advisers have not been slow to capitalise, reports Marialuisa Taddia
Buffeted by foreign incomers and embroiled in a trade stand-off with the US, Canadian law firms are seeking to broaden their horizons.
Since the 2008 crash, restoring stability to Europe’s financial services industry has taken precedence over creating a single market. That has meant a fee bonanza for compliance advisers.
The Junior Lawyer of the Year 2017 is proud to serve ‘demonised’ asylum-seekers who have lost everything.
The buzz around new combinations of familiar products can drive revenue and help law firms and clients work smarter.
Access to justice has become inversely proportional to the need for representation. How realistic is it to hope for meaningful reform?
Litigators remain reluctant to move away from standard disclosure, despite Jackson LJ’s best efforts. Could technology be a panacea in the battle to control costs?
Why are some firms always popping up in the media while others struggle to get coverage? And how should you handle a crisis?
The US Federal Circuit’s latest struggles with the Alice decision could have a positive impact for UK patent litigators
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On the week of the 25th Annual Mental Health Day, the legal profession as a whole needs to do more to tackle the increasing pressures inherent in the job.
Last year 367 firms shut up shop – what’s the best way to close? Eduardo Reyes reports
Azerbaijan is attempting to diversify and attract foreign investors amid a financial crisis. Lawyers in the former Soviet republic are already exploiting new advisory opportunities, reports Marialuisa Taddia
His goal kept Everton in the premier league but it was a legal run-in with FIFA that led Gareth Farrelly to his new career in law.
Generating leads, preventing cyber-attacks and a bear dancing the Moonwalk all featured at the Small Firms Division’s annual conference.
Mental health and wellbeing at work are rising up the agenda of legal employers.
With three years to go until implementation of the new ‘super-exam’, concerns remain about what this controversial revamp will mean for the profession.
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.