8 January 2018
Hugh James’ senior partner is proud to have reshaped legal services in Wales – but he is no separatist, Jonathan Rayner hears
December’s Council meeting, at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, had a packed agenda which looked back over 2017 and forward to implementing changes already under way.
4 December 2017
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.
27 November 2017
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
20 November 2017
Buffeted by foreign incomers and embroiled in a trade stand-off with the US, Canadian law firms are seeking to broaden their horizons.
13 November 2017
Tech start-ups have peaked, we are told – not so in the law.
October’s meeting of the Law Society Council
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.
6 November 2017
The Junior Lawyer of the Year 2017 is proud to serve ‘demonised’ asylum-seekers who have lost everything.
23 October 2017
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?
16 October 2017
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?
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On the week of the 25 th Annual Mental Health Day, the legal profession as a whole needs to do more to tackle the increasing pressures inherent in the job.
9 October 2017
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
2 October 2017
Generating leads, preventing cyber-attacks and a bear dancing the Moonwalk all featured at the Small Firms Division’s annual conference.
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