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Law firms’ “shocking” vulnerability to cyber criminals

12 November 2019

The vast majority of major law firms still have significant unaddressed cyber-risk, despite repeated urging by regulators, insurers and others to shore up their defences, according to new research.


“Urgent need” to help hard-hit rural law firms in Wales

25 October 2019

The Welsh Government should develop and implement as soon as possible a detailed strategy to “reinvigorate the rural and post-industrial legal sector” in Wales, a major report has recommended.


Unforeseen effects of climate change on ground stability

6 September 2019

When buying a house, most purchasers view the transaction as a long-term commitment and investment. In the excitement of buying my first home, I was more interested with the decor and layout of the property than what was below the surface. However, the recent changeable weather patterns have made me reflect, perhaps we should be more concerned about what we can’t see below the ground, what our homes and businesses are built on, as ultimately ‘what lies beneath’ could have devastating consequences in the future.


Last chance to book your place onto our free Coal Authority local networking events

1 May 2019

This week marked the start of a new series of free CPD events from the Coal Authority – with more still available to book!


Moneypenny launches new co-working space for small business owners in London’s tech city

14 March 2019

Moneypenny has launched a new creative co-working space called Workhub on Old Street in London.


Underwoods Solicitors is recruiting

30 January 2019

Underwoods Solicitors based in Hemel Hempstead are looking to fill the following roles. Private Client Work involves drafting Wills and Powers of Attorney; dealing with Administration of Estates and associated tax and trust issues. Matters include dealing with high net… Read More


Tax consultancy sets up ABS to become one-stop shop

17 January 2019

A tax consultancy has set up an alternative business structure to create a “one-stop shop” for independent contractors seeking advice, saying ABSs had made the law more entrepreneurial.


EU urges ethics guidance to make AI “trustworthy”

4 January 2019

The European Union has added its voice to the growing call for artificial intelligence to be regulated , with draft ethics guidelines that underline that it must be human-centric and trustworthy.


Former Lehman lawyer predicts big role for AI post-Brexit

15 November 2018

A former senior counsel for Lehman Brothers and AI pioneer has predicted AI will be crucial in helping companies to alter thousands of contracts rapidly in the aftermath of Brexit.


Pro bono charity to launch website providing initial advice

17 September 2018

A charity supporting volunteer work by lawyers and law students is to launch a ‘virtual pro bono clinic’ via the internet, focusing on initial and one-off advice.

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13 November 2019

The October PII renewal: Why the market changed

Since the abolition of the Solicitors Indemnity Fund, the October professional indemnity insurance renewal season has always been a challenge, but this year most law firms saw their premiums go up.

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