Legal News

Flexible operating hours revived with civil and family court pilots

The Ministry of Justice today put flexible operating hours for courts back on the table, but its proposed pilots will be in civil and family only, after listening to objections to them in criminal courts.

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Law firm pays £20,000 compensation for unfair dismissal

A law firm accounts clerk who faced false allegations of sexually harassing a fellow employee has accepted damages of £20,000 after winning his claim of unfair constructive dismissal.

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Fast-growing Welsh firm outlines acquisition ambition

A fast-growing Welsh law firm is poised to make its first significant acquisition, which could give it a presence in England for the first time.

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Personal injury CMC boss jailed for fraud

The boss of a personal claims management company, who lived an “extravagant lifestyle”, has been jailed for 21 months after being convicted of fraud.

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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.


16 November 2018

Transparency is about a lot more than just price

The transparency agenda is much more than the figures you put on your website; it all comes back to communication, the root of so many lawyers’ problems if you look at the types of complaint that go to the Legal Ombudsman.

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