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Court ruling creates land contamination risk uncertainty for property and land transactions

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Following a controversial decision by the Court of Appeal with a land contamination case, Landmark Information, the environment, land and property data specialists, believes there will be greater uncertainty for both current and prospective land and property owners and purchasers, and detailed due diligence is a priority, particularly for those conducting a new transaction.

August 17th, 2017

Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, P.C. Switches to iManage for Work Product Management

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iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, today announced that Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, P.C. (QSLWM) —a highly successful practice centered on state of the art litigation and bankruptcy services— has switched to iManage Cloud for Work Product Management.

August 16th, 2017

O’Connors offers Law Firm Leaders clear thinking time

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The law firm for law firms, O’Connors LLP, is offering law firm leaders a fixed price half-day with its sector specialists to help them review and evaluate their firm’s strategic options from a commercial, structural and regulatory perspective.

August 16th, 2017

Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth Reacts To Retired Senior Judge’s Comments On Powers Of Attorney

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Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth has reacted to the comments made by retired Senior Judge Denzil Lush today on BBC Radio 4 this morning (15th August), stating that those considering lasting power of attorneys should be more aware of the risks and that he has vowed to never sign one himself, instead promoting deputyships as a preferred method.

August 16th, 2017

Eclipse’s Proclaim Case Management system enhances speed and transparency at Bellegrove Business Insurance

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Insurance and Risk Management firm, Bellegrove Business Insurance, is implementing the Proclaim Case Management Software solution from Eclipse Legal Systems, the UK’s leading legal software provider.

August 16th, 2017




















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Make your mark: Personal branding for barristers

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A recent Legal Futures article reported that the number complaints involving use of social media by barristers is increasing. The BSB have warned that “as social media and the internet become more prominent in our daily lives, there is an increasing need for barristers to be very careful about what they post whether in their professional or personal lives”. While inappropriate use of social media isn’t anything new, what struck me when reading that paragraph is that, for barristers, I would argue, there shouldn’t be a defining line between the personal and professional. As a barrister, you are your own USP, your personal brand is everything.

August 17th, 2017