Legal News

“We do not dictate PI policy to ministers,” MIB boss insists

The head of the body building the new whiplash portal has insisted that the organisation “does not dictate policy to ministers”. He also revealed that the cost of setting up the portal would be £15m.

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Principles for lawyers dealing with offshore structures published

International standards for lawyers advising on offshore commercial structures have been put forward at the same time as parliamentarians called for stronger laws on foreign ownership of UK property.

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Deloitte seeks to leverage size advantage in tech race

Deloitte Legal in the UK is looking to ramp up its technology strategy as it bids to exploit its perceived advantage in providing multi-disciplinary services across the world.

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Proudman calls for 50% of all chambers’ members to be women

There should be a 50% target of women in all chambers, along with an independent office that is responsible for furthering equality and diversity at the Bar, a campaigner has argued.

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Reports

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.

Blog

20 May 2019

My membership site changed my life – could it change yours?

One day I had a lightbulb moment. “Why don’t I set up a website with basic information for people which they pay to access? The fees would pay for the site and my time.” That thought changed my life.

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