Europe’s leaders have collectively returned us to the barbarous legal past.
Two very different lawyers from recent history were involved in struggles which we recognise today.
Brave Chinese lawyers are trying to find a detained colleague.
Government surveillance of lawyers’ correspondence is rarely out of the news.
A US case involving dentists has refocused attention on that vexed question: how do we police unregulated providers?
27 July 2015
Lawyers should not ignore the immigration crisis – it demands an EU-wide response.
Web platforms allowing clients to review legal services raise difficult issues. How should they work?
More lawyers should join the debate over issues surrounding the EU-US trade agreement. Our reputation is at stake.
Greece has dominated the headlines but other issues - mass surveillance, regulation - abound across Europe.
29 June 2015
‘Better regulation’ may be a clever political ploy, but is it good for Europe?
How might the controversy surrounding digital taxi service Uber impact on regulation of lawyers?
If Greece goes bust, what will happen to client money?
Governments should never be allowed to authorise surveillance of lawyers’ secret conversations – otherwise politicians become judge and jury in their own case.
International courts keep growing, which raises questions about how they treat lawyers.
Are law firms doing enough to innovate and compete with the rise of the machines?
Two recent reports have put large firms in the spotlight over real or perceived conflicts of interest. Will they rebut the claims?
Civil war has broken out at the Court of Justice of the European Union over a backlog of cases in the General Court.
A new website - a cross between Uber and Find A Solicitor - is helping suspects in Belgium gain prompt access to a lawyer.
27 April 2015
Both sides in a case deserve the best representation.
The reporting obligations imposed on lawyers are inconsistent and confused.
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