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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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Pinsent Masons brings flexible lawyer service to Hong Kong

posted on 20th March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

VARIO HAS LAUNCHED IN HONG KONG! Pinsent Masons has expanded its flexible lawyering arm to Hong Kong. It is in response to a growing demand in the Asia-Pacific region from lawyers who want to work dif... read more

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Dechert embraces a new relaxed dress code

posted on 18th March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

Dechert lawyers can now wear jeans ANY day of the week! The firm already has a “business casual” dress policy, which was updated last week to specifically cater for jeans. Dechert’s director of ... read more

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How to make legal products more accessible through design

posted on 14th March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

“It is really important to understand that applying design principles to legal work does not mean that you are drawing flowers on a due diligence report or adding a couple of icons to a contract.”... read more

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Bristol’s Legal Scene and the rise of Agile Working

posted on 11th March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

Law firms are redesigning their offices to be “agile-ready” as Stephen Dilley, a commercial litigation partner at Womble Bond Dickinson described it at last month’s ‘Secrets to Success’ ... read more

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Clifford Chance launch flexible working commitments

posted on 6th March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

The pilots are part of the firm’s commitment to having a more flexible approach. They are being launched under the umbrella “Clifford Chance Choice”. 2 months unpaid leave Starting from this wee... read more

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Partnership model declines

posted on 4th March 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

The traditional partnership model in the legal sector has dramatically declined over the years, with almost half of all firms now taking an incorporated company model. Equally, 1,300 of England and Wa... read more

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Eight Things I Learnt from Working In-House: Susan Fetterman

posted on 28th February 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

Susan Fetterman is currently the Content Manager for LexisNexis in NYC. She is specifically the CM for the Real Estate module where she is responsible for drafting, developing and editing practical gu... read more

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Lawtech startups struggle to attract law firm customers

posted on 25th February 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

“A natural aversion to risk and a heavier regulatory burden mean lawtech startups struggle to attract law firm customers and find it difficult to progress beyond the ‘innovation’ stage”. A... read more

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Contax are contenders for the Legal Week and The Lawyer Awards 2019

posted on 20th February 2019 by Kiara Kottegoda

Contax Law began development of an App for its pool of contractor lawyers in June 2018 and focused on creating a product which is easy to use and capable of enhancing the community support we alrea... read more

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