About us

About Legal Futures

Legal Futures is the leading legal news resource tracking the fast-evolving legal landscape. Written by professional journalists, it provides cutting-edge daily news coverage on alternative business structures, new market entrants, regulatory change and innovation in all its forms. Its unique blend of hard-hitting journalism, market intelligence and expert analysis makes it the first port of call for anyone interested in keeping pace with the transformation of the legal market. It frequently breaks important news stories ahead of the other trade press and broadsheets.

As a truly independent news site, Legal Futures is able to provide proper scrutiny of the regulators and representative bodies in the law, and ask the tough questions, whilst delivering fair and objective reporting. Widely respected and well read by industry experts, Legal Futures has become the go-to source of information on the new legal market.

Legal Futures is my first port of call whenever I need insight into any aspect of liberalisation. In my view, it is the definitive resource for anyone seeking to keep apace with structural changes in the legal profession.’
Professor Richard Susskind, author of  The End of Lawyers? and Tomorrow’s Lawyers

‘Legal Futures is quite simply the most up-to-date, reliable and authoritative source of news and analysis of the twenty-first century legal services market. It has no equal.’
Professor Stephen Mayson, Director, Legal Services Institute

Our Team

Neil Rose


Neil Rose is a qualified solicitor and has been a legal journalist since 1995. He is the founder and editor... Read more..

Rebecca Rose

Commercial Director

Rebecca manages Legal Futures’ commercial operations and conferences. She has more than 20 years’ experience in corporate communications and marketing... Read more..

Nick Thomson

Business Development Manager

Nick manages relationships with Legal Futures’ associates, advertisers and conference sponsors. He is an experienced sales professional and has worked... Read more..

Kathryn Crawford

Digital Marketing & Operations Executive

Kathryn manages the Legal Futures website and content from associates and advertisers. She is a digital marketing professional, with over... Read more..

Nick Hilborne

Associate Editor

Nick Hilborne is an experienced legal journalist and qualified solicitor. Formerly news editor of Solicitors Journal, he has also worked... Read more..

Dan Bindman

Associate Editor

Dan Bindman has been a  journalist for more than 25 years. He is a former news editor of the Law... Read more..

Elaine Smith

Webinar Operations

Elaine has many years of experience in event management and public relations, having worked with several blue-chip companies. This expertise... Read more..

David Smith

Webinar Operations

Having worked in the hospitality and events industry for many years, David prides himself on the expertise he brings in... Read more..

Wendy Harbottle

Business Development Manager - Training

Wendy has worked in the professional education sector for 11 years, helping organisations to understand their training  needs and maximise... Read more..