11 June 2018
A newly established group of parliamentarians aims to counter widespread indifference to allegedly wrongful convictions. Lawyers are being urged to support them.
Law Society research on the most useful information solicitors can give consumers threw up some interesting results.
4 June 2018
For men and women working in law, ‘casual’ dress offers limited change.
Business is booming for international tax lawyers as multinationals and the ultra-rich look to navigate their way through a fast-changing and increasingly complicated global tax environment.
21 May 2018
In the shadow of Silicon Valley’s scandals, tech innovators are faced with developing moral principles to govern their software alongside algorithms that run our lives.
Political brinkmanship drives decisions on sanctions and puts allies at loggerheads. Eduardo Reyes looks at the advisory and enforcement efforts that trail in the geopolitical wake.
14 May 2018
Specialist fraud lawyers are in high demand as enforcers struggle to contain what is now the UK’s most commonly experienced crime.
Stress, unhappiness, bad health and burnout hurt organisations. Plants, painting and exercise should be encouraged.
7 May 2018
An innovative learning hub at Coventry University puts students in the driving seat to boost their employability.
Many junior lawyers face formidable challenges – from debt and the ‘paralegal trap’ to competition from technology. Junior Lawyers Division members reflect on their experience.
30 April 2018
Despite Brexit the commercial property market is holding up well. But new regulations could deter investors.
With private wealth under cross-border scrutiny, the nervous rich are reaching for lawyers who must also put their own houses in order.
Law Society event hears there is no tick-box route to compliance with the new data protection regime – and 25 May will be the start, not the end of the process.
In an increasingly automated world, Alastair Hazell of Hampden Co describes how private banking can offer the benefits of a more personal service to both legal professionals and their clients.
Robert Kelly of Stewart Title looks at ways in which developers can deal with potential rights of light claims.
23 April 2018
Law firms can apply classic product design principles to legal issues
Departed SFO director put the much-maligned agency back on track. So what of its future?
Criminal justice is falling apart and lawyers have had enough.
16 April 2018
Finding someone to offer sage advice and guide you through your career can be invaluable.
Do policymakers and judges listen to legal academics when formulating law and policy? That depends.
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