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Why Lawyers are Suited to Flexible Hours

posted on 16th February 2018 by Amber Parslow

Long gone are the days of a rigid 9-5 with a trend for flexible working taking a grip within a growing number of law firms. Being a lawyer inherently demands long hours, but the changing face of techn... read more

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40 Best Books for Lawyers – Recommended by Legal Professionals

posted on 12th February 2018 by Amber Parslow

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 th... read more

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Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

posted on 7th February 2018 by Amber Parslow

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... read more

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In-house lawyers disillusioned with BigLaw: report

posted on 6th February 2018 by Amber Parslow

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 S... read more

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The time is now for law firms to invest in new tech and delivery methods, says bank boss

posted on 2nd February 2018 by Amber Parslow

The time for just talking about new ways of doing things in the law is over as clients “turn their backs on the pricing and delivery models that law firms have traditionally sold them”, a leading ... read more

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Call to lawyers’ mental health helpline go through the roof

posted on 31st January 2018 by Amber Parslow

Calls to the mental health charity LawCare’s helpline have reached a record high. The charity took nearly 900 calls from 616 callers in 2017. It is an 11 per cent increase on the number of callers... read more

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Carillion investors mull legal action

posted on 23rd January 2018 by Amber Parslow

Shareholders are exploring legal action against Carillion in the wake of the company’s collapse as pressure mounts on the former directors and its auditor to answer questions about its demise. A le... read more

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Venezuela’s Health Care Crisis

posted on 18th January 2018 by Amber Parslow

Figure 1: mantlethought.org “Every human being is entitled to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health conducive to living a life in dignity”. The right to health is indispensabl... read more

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Fake news: what can the law do?

posted on 16th January 2018 by Amber Parslow

Last year, stories circulated on social media about James Haskell, the England international rugby star. They varied in detail. One suggested Haskell had died of a drug overdose, while another accused... read more

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GDPR: What in-house lawyers need to know

posted on 11th January 2018 by Amber Parslow

The clock is ticking down to the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in May 2018. As an in-house lawyer, what do you need to know, and more importantly, what do you need to do? Robert... read more

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