Company, Consumer, and Contract

Proposals for reform in banking litigation

Ned Beale discusses some important developments for consumers arising out of RBS’s PAG judgment and the rights issue litigation settlement

Whose business is it anyway: Exploring corporate ownership

Who should own the corporation and should the framework for economic activity be owned by anyone, asks Godfrey Rehaag

Consumerism in legal services is a morally bankrupt concept

Panels promoting consumerism in legal services are living in a parallel universe, says Kerry Underwood

The world of contract work: Fitting in and making a splash

Freelancing is becoming an increasingly popular choice for lawyers looking to restore their work/life balance, but to succeed they will need to invest in their soft skills, advises Matthew Kay

Blurred vision

Contrasting views from regulators and professional bodies on the legal services market shows a lack of unity at a time when consumers - and law firms - would benefit from greater clarity

Slater and Gordon UK posts substantial losses

Managing director confident that firm's efforts are beginning to 'bear fruit'

SRA urges competition watchdog to help it secure independence

Regulator criticised by the Law Society over reforms to its Accounts Rules and handbook