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Preparing for Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Profession

posted on 13th December 2017 by Amber Parslow

One of the very hot topics so far in 2017 is artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential disruptive impact on the legal profession. Questions ranging from, “Will AI replace lawyers?” to “Does... read more

posted in Commercial, Legal

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Are you prepared to make the sacrifices partnership demands?

posted on 11th December 2017 by Amber Parslow

When most young people enter the legal profession, and take up a training contract at a large private practice, I’m guessing that in the back of their minds is the thought that one day they may make... read more

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“Gay conversion therapy” in China: An Abhorrent Practice

posted on 8th December 2017 by Amber Parslow

“Gay conversion therapy” seeks to alter an individual’s sexual orientation from homosexual to heterosexual, premised upon the belief that homosexuality is a disorder which must be cured. The Wor... read more

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Riding Post-Brexit E-Discovery Growth, Morae Global Offers RelativityOne in UK

posted on 6th December 2017 by Amber Parslow

The demand for managed e-discovery services heats up across the Atlantic as the UK gears up for a split from the EU, and the upcoming GDPR Reviewing a potential array of new national laws while tack... read more

posted in Commercial, Latest News, Legal

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In-house lawyers: Are scorecards the answer for law firm collaboration?

posted on 5th December 2017 by Amber Parslow

In-House lawyers have put collaboration, communication and clarification with partner firms at the top of their to-do list. At an early morning roundtable in London The Lawyer, in conjunction with Hi... read more

posted in Latest News, Legal

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Law firms of the future – merger v going niche

posted on 4th December 2017 by Amber Parslow

The legal profession is experiencing a period of rapid change. The demands from technological advancement, the increasing use of competitive tendering and the emergence of a new generation of lawyers ... read more

posted in Latest News, Legal

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Banking 2018: Trends & Conclusions

posted on 30th November 2017 by Amber Parslow

The past year has witnessed great change in the landscape of the banking sector, with the decrease in deal volume and the proliferation of alternative sources of financing continuing to affect the mar... read more

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Career choice: City firm to freelance consultant lawyer

posted on 29th November 2017 by Amber Parslow

Name: Andrew Freeman Level of PQE: 16 years Current position: Consultant lawyer Why did you go into the law in the first place? I enjoyed the problem-solving and challenge in explaining complex legal ... read more

posted in Career Advice, Flexible lawyering

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The firm with highest concentration of tech staff is… Slaughter and May

posted on 28th November 2017 by Amber Parslow

Slaughter and May has more technology-focused staff per fee-earner than any other top 100 firm ranked in this year’s UK 200: Business Services report, The Lawyer can reveal. In 2016/17 Slaughters... read more

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Top 20 Legal IT Innovations 2017: A&O and Deloitte’s MarginMatrix – a mini law firm in your computer

posted on 23rd November 2017 by Amber Parslow

Last year, Legal Week Intelligence, in association with Fulcrum GT, profiled 20 innovators driving change in the legal sector. We focused on what inspired these figures to shift their views and how th... read more

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