Legal News

CMA’s Scotland probe highlights legal regulation reform priorities

The Competition and Markets Authority has hammered home its message of where legal services regulation needs to change as it begins a probe of the Scottish legal services market.

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Whiplash savings “this year” even though reforms face delay

Insurers will start pricing in savings from the whiplash reforms this year, even though the changes may be delayed until late 2020, new research has predicted.

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Women lawyers face uphill struggle on fees and salaries

Some clients expect discounts on fees for using a female lawyer while women who push for higher salaries are likely to be labelled “aggressive”, a global survey by the Law Society has found. The report concluded that quotas could help… Read More

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Solicitor who told secretaries to fabricate letters is suspended

A criminal law solicitor who admitted telling secretaries to fabricate and backdate letters, attendance notes and other documents to regularise his files has been suspended for nine months.

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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.


14 June 2019

How to create high-ranking web pages

It’s tough at the top. And even tougher to get to the top – if we’re talking about Google rankings. Businesses often underestimate both the investment required in SEO and the potential returns it provides.

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