BPP contracted to deliver super-exam prep courses by six City firms

The ‘City Consortium’ group, made up of six giant law firms, have appointed BPP Law School to design and run the legal education and skills training for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). Dubbed the ‘super-exam’, the SQE will replace the current system with a two-part qualification exam process: SQE Part 1 and SQE Part[…]

The Remote Working Dilemma: Who Is the Ultimate Winner?

Working from the comfortable space of your living/study room or from your local coffee shop is an idea appealing to almost everyone. Is this sentiment of workers based on convenience or do they really work more effectively when isolated and uninterrupted in the comfort of their preferred working space? The first thing to consider when[…]

MoJ invests £2m in the development of legal tech

Tech Nation, a network of technology entrepreneurs, was named last week as the recipients of a £2 million Ministry of Justice investment. This funding forms part of a government funding scheme for the burgeoning legal technology sector. The lawtech industry saw a 714% increase in international investment in 2018 from the previous year, with investment[…]

In Germany, Risk Management Needs Prompt Law Departments to Keep Work In-House.

This article was written by Phillip Bantz for Corporate Counsel on September 10, 2018. The original article can be found at: https://www.law.com/corpcounsel/2018/09/10/in-germany-risk-management-needs-prompt-law-departments-to-keep-work-in-house/ Growing concerns about risk and transparency have been driving German companies with international footprints to rely more heavily on their legal departments. And when the companies have to use outside counsel, the work is[…]