Legal News

Whiplash portal “on track” for April 2020 launch

The man charged with delivering the whiplash portal said yesterday that he expects to meet the timetable of putting it out for testing next autumn and launch in April 2020.

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Clients “must be told whether legal advice is AI or human”

As legal advice is increasingly driven by AI, clients will have to be informed whether they are being advised by a machine or a human lawyer, a top judge has urged.

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Criminal barristers attack “counterproductive” QC reforms

Proposed changes to the system for appointing QCs are “too onerous” and “potentially counterproductive in addressing issues of diversity”, criminal barristers have warned.

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SRA wins right to recover £800,000 costs from Blavo

The Court of Appeal has allowed the Solicitors Regulation Authority to try and recover the £800,000 it spent intervening in collapsed law firm Blavo & Co.

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No larger firm can ignore the demands of innovation – that was the clear message from our most recent roundtable: “The law firm of the future”, sponsored by LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions. It comes in many forms, predominantly but not just technology, and is not simply a case of automating process. Expertise and process are not mutually exclusive.


12 October 2018

The pros and cons of publishing prices

Our view is that transparency will help our clients to win in competitive situations. Published pricing helps to qualify customers before you commit time and resources to consultations and a sales process.

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