Blog


“How much does your building weigh, Norman?”

18 January 2021

Mentoring programmes are increasingly common in law firms. The weight of academic literature points to the positive benefits of mentoring on professional development.


Cognitive diversity – why it should be top of your list in 2021

13 January 2021

Whilst many firms have made admirable leaps to improve diversity, both at board level and more broadly, one area of diversity that is less well-known or reported on is that of cognitive diversity.


Innovating an outdated criminal justice system

8 January 2021

HMCTS has embarked on an ambitious reform programme that has undeniably instigated significant progress in the modernisation of the criminal justice system.


A carol for Christmas

23 December 2020

“Come in out of the cold, for goodness sake,” said Emily Cratchit, as she pulled open her front door to find Ebenezer Scrooge ankle-deep in slush, a cranberry-sized dewdrop swinging from his nose.


Never look a gift horse in the mouth

21 December 2020

It’s one of those surreal sayings. But as far as career moves go, it’s a useful one to remember. In the real world, everyone is a candidate. As a candidate, you are either active or passive.


Your software supplier been taken over – should you stay or go?

17 December 2020

Software supplier takeovers are nothing new but have ramped up in volume recently. What are the implications for the end user if your supplier has been acquired and is no longer independent?


The need for speed

7 December 2020

I was struck the other day by a complaint about the software, Casedo, that I have designed to help barristers and other lawyers like myself. It was, apparently, too slow.


Should we tax people working from home?

25 November 2020

German investment bank Deutsche Bank recently recommended that those working remotely should pay more in taxes, saying it was a viable solution to create a more inclusive economy.


The future may be blended

19 November 2020

Attitudes to technology in access to justice might beneficially follow the trajectory of the earlier debate about the best way to deliver legal aid services.


A whole-of-market comparison site for law? It can be done

13 November 2020

If, as is largely anticipated, the Competition and Markets Authority again points the profession at the water, how are the regulators supposed to ensure their members drink?

← Older posts Page 1 of 80

Blog


“How much does your building weigh, Norman?”

Mentoring programmes are increasingly common in law firms. The weight of academic literature points to the positive benefits of mentoring on professional development.


Cognitive diversity – why it should be top of your list in 2021

Whilst many firms have made admirable leaps to improve diversity, both at board level and more broadly, one area of diversity that is less well-known or reported on is that of cognitive diversity.


Reports


Report Cover
Our latest special report, produced in association with Temple Legal Protection, looks at the role of after-the-event (ATE) insurance in commercial litigation post-LASPO.

Loading animation