For me the greatest challenge has always been, and continues to be, how to demonstrate the value of PR. I was once told I would not get some partners’ attention because I was a fee-drainer, not a fee-earner.
There is a strong proven business case for law firms to promote good physical and mental health for all staff – it leads to greater productivity, better morale, better retention and reduced sickness absence.
Yo, kids, Mr C here. First up, big apologies to the traditionalists for replying to your letters via social media rather than my usual puffin-quill and ink. My elves are too busy with GDPR compliance to lick stamps
In 2016, an AI program called AlphaGo beat the world champion at the board game Go. At one point, AlphaGo made a decision which baffled everyone but turned out to be the winning move.
So what to make of the correspondence published yesterday by the Solicitors Regulation Authority about its dealings with the government over the Leigh Day case?
Why not use this new age of technology to represent your client in court by simply logging on? However, with representation conducted from the privacy of your own space, just how ‘open’ might this process be?
I’ve been in the midst of change for most of my career. Change was the unintended consequence of getting into PI. Change became intentional when I stepped into a senior operational role.
Whilst there may be evidence that the insurance market for solicitors is starting to harden, with competition between insurers now far more evident, the headline is not straightforward to answer.
Most companies have seen an increase in the number of subject access requests being made, some considerably so. The more challenging requests were often driven by pending legal action.
As the world of legal practice moves from a state where innovation is not just rewarded but expected as a norm by commercial clients, the question of what innovation looks like becomes vitally important.