At this year’s Annual Innovation Conference, delegates explored the hot issue of artificial intelligence and how it is being applied to the law now and in the future. AI might seem a long way in the future for most, but as a marker for the transformational impact technology is likely to have on the legal world, it is a powerful notion.
Delegates at this year’s PI Futures not only explored new structures and operators, but how to keep personal injury a profitable line of work, while ensuring access to justice for injured people.
At the second Click to Client conference, we introduced key players in the industry to share their wisdom and know-how on everything from confronting the digital challenge and the best digital marketing techniques to following through client calls and the key to client satisfaction.
The first Legal Futures Regulation and Compliance Conference brought together issues concerning the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board and other regulators, foreshadowing the enactment of 2007 Legal Services Act.
This year’s Legal Futures Conference reflected more than ever how the face of the legal market is changing, and how entrepreneurs – both with a legal qualification and without – are the driving force behind this.
After last year’s success, PI Futures once again brought together leading figures in the claimant industry to debate what the coming changes would mean for the sector.
This conference highlighted the benefits and pitfalls of the various ways of operating online. As Legal Futures’ first digital event, it was a clear reflection of how the nature of legal marketing, and legal services more broadly, is changing.
This conference embodied what Legal Futures is about by showcasing innovation big and small and debating what the future of legal services will look like. With a range of speakers, it highlighted the novel techniques some are employing to demonstrate the way the market is heading.
As the first Legal Futures event dedicated to the Bar, this seminar highlighted major changes to the Code of Conduct, particularly focusing on the start of the BSB’s alternative business structure regime.
This conference examined the new realities of the legal life with those experienced in the PI market. A variety of business models after the referral fee ban, the reality of funding PI claims and ABSs of the future were explored as well as hearing how legal process outsourcing could be a possibility brought into focus by the reduction in portal fees.
Like the weather, our feelings and perspectives change and undulate throughout the day. When you look outside, you get a snapshot of the world in that moment.
SDLT is not stamp duty. This is something I have to say to firms too often. Whilst it has some of the same words in its name, it is not the former tax on property deeds that existed pre-December 2003.