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AI “will help law firms make business decisions”, says Law Society report

Law firm managers and in-house counsel will increasingly be relying on artificial intelligence for decisions on the best strategic course to take in the future, according to a Law Society study.

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LSE and Oxford deliver highest earnings for law graduates, research reveals

Studying law at the London School of Economics and Oxford University are the best for men and women respectively in terms of their career earnings, ground-breaking new research has found.

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MPs warned of court modernisation risks

Evidence provided to MPs by those involved in or observing the courts have outlined wide-ranging concerns about the government’s court modernisation programme.

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London Stock Exchange

DWF weighing up £600m listing on stock exchange

Top-25 practice DWF is considering whether to become by far the largest law firm to list on the London Stock Exchange, it emerged today. The move would galvanise interest in law firms going public.

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Reports

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

Blog

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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15 June 2018

Welcome to the new-look Legal Futures

Welcome to the new-look Legal Futures, refreshed and redesigned to be mobile optimised. We have run enough stories highlighting the importance of mobile optimisation, and we are finally practising what we preach.

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