25 July 2016
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.
11 July 2016
How panel firms and in-house teams can use IT to collaborate; and risk-managing social media.
4 July 2016
Niche firm principal Tony Roe reflects on how his indemnity renewal strategy has evolved.
Solicitors renewing their PII continue to encounter a benign market, but their regulator has not given up on far-reaching reform.
Buying a cyber-policy is not just about minimising financial loss.
The chair of the Law Society’s PII committee notes that despite a benign market run-off costs and cybercrime need close attention.
Firms should start their renewal process earlier this year.
27 June 2016
In-house lawyers must be able to operate comfortably in the grey areas of business uncertainty.
20 June 2016
The regulator has delayed a decision on a new centralised ‘super-exam’ following a storm of criticism. Can it win over the sceptics?
13 June 2016
Law firms won’t see the upside of new technology without rapid deployment, integration software and design thinking.
Oxfam’s project attempts to fund targeted projects which increase access to justice for some of the world’s poorest people.
6 June 2016
East Africa’s most dynamic economy is a magnet for international advisers, but the local bar’s protectionism remains a barrier to growth.
The chair of the lord chancellor’s new advisory council of solicitors and barristers wants to hear from professionals involved in the criminal justice system about how to eliminate waste and abuses.
23 May 2016
An ever increasing number of law firms and in-house teams are recognising the value of part-time working.
16 May 2016
Construction law practitioners are bucking the industry trend and keeping busy with transactional and contentious work.
9 May 2016
China’s economy may be slowing but the city retains its longstanding appeal to international advisers.
Heavyweight innovators now direct change at law firms.
2 May 2016
Bigger firms are now looking overseas for mergers, but more consolidation is expected in the mid-tier as ‘baby boomer’ partners retire.
More solicitors than ever work in the City, but some decide it’s not for them. What then?
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