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Majority of in-house teams will take to AI

posted on 1st May 2019 by Rita Iboko

This article was written by Michael Cross for Law Gazette. The Original article can be found via: https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice/majority-of-in-house-teams-will-take-to-ai/5069250.article Well ... read more

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The Benefits to working in-house

posted on 26th April 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

Greater Variety of Work In-house lawyers get the benefit of being exposed to a greater variety of work. Whereas in private practice, the difference is that you would be situated within a specific prac... read more

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Ashurst becomes latest firm to launch NewLaw graduate training scheme

posted on 24th April 2019 by Rita Iboko

Ashurst has recently launched a graduate scheme known as Ashurst Advance, this is within its NewLaw legal operations division. This scheme is known as the Ashurst Advance Pathway Programme or Pathway.... read more

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Will AI replace lawyers? Assessing the potential of artificial intelligence in legal services.

posted on 15th April 2019 by Rita Iboko

Certain parts of this article was written by Tim Watkins for Computer weekly. The Original article can be found via: https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Will-AI-replace-lawyers-Assessing-the-potent... read more

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EY’s legal march stepped up with outsourcing acquisition

posted on 9th April 2019 by Rita Iboko

A member of the big four accountancy firm EY took a step worthy of attention towards the legal market with the acquisition of a legal process outsourcing business from Thomas Reuters. On Wednesday the... read more

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How do we pay our contractors? – Sonovate explained

posted on 4th April 2019 by Rita Iboko

Our contract lawyers are paid on a fixed hourly/daily rate for their assignment and contract with Contax on a non-exclusive basis – ensuring IR35 compliance. Contax have a long-standing relationship... read more

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Brand new tech said to halve the cost of transcripts

posted on 3rd April 2019 by Rita Iboko

Voice recognition software will be harnessed by a social enterprise which was set up by legal aid barrister Sophie Walker. She is the current CEO of Just-Transcription. The primary aim for this techno... read more

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WeWork boasts huge growth – but losses double

posted on 28th March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

WeWork – recently re-branded to The We Company – has reported doubling its revenue from last year to an impressive $1.82bn. However, its umbrella company also reported annual losses of $1.93bn... read more

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Should GC’s sit on the board?

posted on 25th March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

Kate Teh, Group Legal Director for Telegraph Media Group has said that General Counsel’s should sit beside the board – not on it. She has stated that board alignment with the General Couns... read more

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Interview with GC of Crabtree & Evelyn

posted on 21st March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

Interview with the in-house General Counsel of Crabtree & Evelyn – Katie Power  The UK may be slow to shift from the standard 9-5, but Katie Power recognises the advantages! She expressed h... read more

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