Nobody is under any illusion that the small claims track portal is in some disarray. The MIB has held public information meetings, but these have simply focused attention on the lack of joined-up thinking.
The gap I am talking about is the one between what PII and the compensation fund covers. It is a surprisingly large gap and so far hundreds of clients, and millions of pounds, have fallen into it.
Managing a large volume of cases simultaneously with regulation can often prove challenging. But it comes amid a shift towards a more digital approach to case management.
Encouraging diversity is now almost a universal feature in law firm recruitment strategies, with public commitments, recruitment campaigns and a wide range of initiatives ongoing across the sector.
As Moore Blatch’s first black full equity partner, I recognise that confidence has a huge impact on a BME candidate’s success in law.
Public legal education is a mandatory part of the national curriculum; however, a lack of trained citizenship teachers means that the quality of legal education in schools is in sharp decline.
Company behaviour and the ethical responsibility of general counsel is a sensitive subject, because the status and influence of the role can vary considerably from one entity to another, and the issue can be complicated.
In 1989, Stephen Covey published the famous self-help book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Deemed a masterpiece by many, this book remains very relevant today. So how to apply it to solicitors?
According to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019, 32% of businesses identified cybersecurity breaches or attacks within the last 12 months. The legal sector is not exempt from these risks.
A year in to our knowledge transfer partnership, and it is now focusing on building a decision-support system for case handling within motor insurance called Ivy.