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Latest legal PLC says PI reforms will be good for business

The newest legal business to list on the stock exchange saw its shares rise 7.5% on admission yesterday as it predicted that it would benefit from the government’s proposed personal injury reforms.

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Trio of leading law firms facing ‘conspiracy’ claim win security for costs order

Three leading law firms being sued for unlawful means conspiracy have secured a multi-million pound security for costs order.

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Law Society censure “shows that LSB governance rules work”

The Legal Services Board’s public censure of the Law Society last month is evidence that its rules on regulatory independence do not need tightening, the Bar Council has argued.

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Former hedge fund manager invests in law firm to challenge status quo

A former hedge fund boss who wants a better service for those needing family law services is backing a multi-disciplinary law firm aimed at high net-worth individuals and family offices.

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The working practices of property lawyers have changed little since the 19th century. Many aspects of the conveyancing process remain offline – documents are still on paper and the data entered manually. The commercial transaction process is laborious, slow and… Read More

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20 June 2018

New tech on the block: what you need to know about blockchain

Blockchain. It’s been branded as the future of just about everything, and is soon expected to infiltrate all aspects of how we live our lives from banking, to tax returns to voting. But what is it, and how can it be used in property transactions?

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18 June 2018

Surely no one would do this?

It’s slightly tongue-in-cheek, but let’s see if we can design a business model that is doomed to struggle and which will ensure that we miss out on the profit and cash opportunities that come with providing high-value services at high prices in a near-monopoly situation.

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