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Landmark supports Law Society reception at the House of Commons

Landmark Information

This month, Landmark Information was pleased to sponsor a special afternoon tea and champagne reception event, which was hosted by the Birmingham, Worcestershire and Warwickshire Law Society groups at the House of Commons. The event brought together over 100 members of the three law societies, who all travelled from the Midlands to attend the event, which was held in the splendid ‘Members Lounge’ in the House.

March 29th, 2017

Temple expands loss adjuster fee insurance with unique claims dispute service

Temple Legal Protection

Specialist legal and professional fees expenses insurer Temple Legal Protection, has become the first provider in the market to offer a claims dispute service as part of its loss adjuster fee insurance cover called Loss Adjust Advantage.

March 29th, 2017

Proposed new law on partnership taxation

Mark Waddilove

Last week HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) announced the outcome of their consultation on partnership taxation. Their proposal for new legislation will form part of the second Finance Bill 2017 and is expected to become law in April 2018.

March 29th, 2017

Taylor Bracewell selects Eclipse’s Proclaim Practice Management system in a 6-figure investment

Sharon Beck

Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society Endorsed legal software provider, today announced the implementation of its Proclaim Practice Management Software solution at full service law firm, Taylor Bracewell Solicitors.

March 29th, 2017

New VinciWorks course ‘Modern Slavery: Practical Steps for Procurement’ helps eradicate slavery from any supply chain

VinciWorks

VinciWorks, a leading provider of online compliance courses for international business, has launched a brand new, fully customisable course designed to help companies investigate and eradicate modern slavery from their supply chains.

March 28th, 2017




















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Joint (ad)ventures in the legal sector

Nigel Wallis lo res

We all know that nothing in life is certain. As the actor, director and philosopher Clint Eastwood once said: “If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.” He also said he’d tried being reasonable and didn’t like it. They should teach this kind of philosophy in law school. One thing in life is reasonably certain though. If you’re a law firm worth your salt, at some point you will be approached by another entity (most probably a work introducer) with a whizzy idea to ‘partner’ with you to ‘help you accelerate your growth’. In commercial speak this means, ‘we’d like to keep feeding you work but we’d also like to share in your profits’. The arrangement may be pitched to you as a joint venture – a win-win no less.

March 27th, 2017