Legal News

Brexit deal maintains lawyers’ position during transition

The draft Brexit agreement published yesterday maintains the ability for UK lawyers to operate in the EU as now, and vice versa, during the transition period that runs until December 2020.

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Susskind: Machines will replace lawyers if they deliver better outcomes

Clients value lawyers for the outcomes they deliver and will switch to technology based alternatives if they produce the better or cheaper results, Professor Richard Susskind has claimed.

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Partners failed to pay disbursements in bid to prop up legal aid firm

Three partners at a former legal aid firm have been fined a total of £40,000 for failing to pay disbursements as they struggled to keep the practice afloat.

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Former Lehman lawyer predicts big role for AI post-Brexit

A former senior counsel for Lehman Brothers and AI pioneer has predicted AI will be crucial in helping companies to alter thousands of contracts rapidly in the aftermath of Brexit.

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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

14 November 2018

How accessible is your recruitment process?

Recognising the benefits of employing disabled people in the legal profession, and attracting talented disabled candidates is a great start, but of little use if your recruitment process is not inclusive nor accessible.

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