So we are about to launch head first in to another great legal services experiment. Away with all those restrictive practices that successive governments consider so heinous. All hail innovation and market forces.
The Insurance Distribution Directive has explosive potential for those law firms carrying on insurance distribution activities. The penalties and consequences arising from a breach are just as mission critical.
Ask someone what springs to mind when they hear the words artificial intelligence, and the first thing they might mention is a young Haley Joel Osment in the film AI. Or Sofia, the world’s first robotic citizen.
Lord Hodge’s recent lecture is a welcome attempt to grapple with the legal implications of data-related technologies, and also with the practical implications of those technologies for the law.
Juggling the many aspects of managing a law firm can undoubtedly be a challenge. Every practice manager will be tempted to take on many varied tasks – from fixing a printer to recruitment.