SRA Speaks Out Against Misuse of NDAs

Article written by Tom Baker for Legal Business Online. It was originally published on 12th March 2018 and can be found via: With the profession rocking from multiple allegations of sexual harassment against law firm partners recently, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has today (12 March) taken action to combat the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). In a[…]

Pointers for the General Counsel Hired From Outside

Written by: Mike Evers for Corporate Counsel  Congratulations! You have just been hired as the new general counsel of Awesome, Inc. You are new to the company, the CEO is excited to have you on her team, and so you are starting the job with a healthy amount of political capital. You are inheriting 20 attorneys,[…]

Salary and Leisure Time – What We Consider in Job Offers

Employers, listen up: Offering employees the right amount of leisure time is crucial, in more ways than one — especially when it comes to hiring. In fact, recent research from staffing firm Accountemps found that excluding salary, “vacation time/paid time off” is the most important factor when it comes to a job offer. Cleveland, San Francisco, and[…]

Getting Ahead with Legal Data Analytics

Photo found via: Technology-assisted review. Machine learning. Natural language processing. Artificial intelligence. Legal analytics. Robot lawyers. The terminology in today’s legal news headlines reflects the development of new technology designed to help attorneys save time and achieve a competitive advantage. While some articles may sound like science fiction, significant advancements in these areas are[…]

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40 Best Books for Lawyers – Recommended by Legal Professionals

Ever wonder what books will help you run the best legal practice possible? There are a million-and-one books out there on business, law, and the business of law, so how do you know you’re reading the most effective books for lawyers? One place to start is to check out what your peers are reading. Clio[…]

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Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

Femicide refers to the systematic killing of women. It is important to preserve this label rather than place it under the umbrella of homicide as it encompasses a very specific type of violence, often of a sexual nature. According to the National Citizens Femicide Observatory, at least six women are targeted and killed every day[…]

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In-house lawyers disillusioned with BigLaw: report

Senior in-house legal professionals have aired their dissatisfaction with aspects of the BigLaw model in a new report. International legal network Interlaw recently released the report Global Legal Services in a Disruptive World, which shed light on the relationships between in-house lawyers and the law firms they brief. The report was produced by Legal Week Intelligence[…]