Anexo Group plc – the listed business which combines legal services with credit hire – has raised £7.5m with a view to acquisitions, while two of its lawyer directors have sold shares for £3.2m.
Lawtech products may need to be directly regulated as they become more complex, and it is harder for lawyers to understand how the underlying algorithms work, new research has suggested.
A virtual law business that uniquely combines regulated and unregulated legal practices, with lawyers in the UK and across the world, has launched a subsidiary in the USA.
The man who steered DWF onto the public markets as the first law firm to be listed on the main London Stock Exchange has suddenly stepped down in the face of the firm’s Covid-19 difficulties.
The Utah Supreme Court is pressing ahead with plans to become the first US state to introduce ABSs, saying the Covid-19 crisis underscored the need for innovation in the legal market.
Businesswoman Gina Miller has turned to the “outdated” wills legislation in her latest campaign, calling for emergency measures to help people make wills during the Covid-19 crisis.
Most law firms have continued to resist radical measures to cope with the Covid-19 crisis, taking “moderate steps in the short term to ensure resilience in the long term”, new research has found.
The coronavirus crisis has given law firms a “platform to accelerate change” in promoting equality, the chief operating officer of Bristol-based law firm Burges Salmon has said.
AIM-listed law firm Gateley has moved underemployed staff to support counter-cyclical services that are “extremely busy”, it reassured investors yesterday.
Conveyancers and other property stakeholders have called on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to allow them to move staff in and out of furlough on a weekly basis as the home-moving market recovers.