Legal services

No deal Brexit to cost Britain a future generation of lawyers and £3.5 billion i

A no-deal Brexit could cost Britain’s legal services sector £3.5 billion’s worth of work – ten per cent more than an orderly Brexit, according to the La

06 Aug 2019

SMEs lose out as legal system set up for big business, says research

Up to 2.4m small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), start-ups and the self-employed are being let down by the legal system and could be falling into a legal gap, according to research jus

29 Jul 2019

Michael Burne: A law firm, but not as we know it

Carbon Law Partners’ founder wants to free lawyers from having to run law firms and focus on delivering great lega

03 Jul 2019

Addressing the rehab paradox

NHS Resolution must resolve to change its stance on rehabilitation, argues Victori

24 Jun 2019

How to charge ethically in an online world

How much value do solicitors really add to some digitally-enabled processes, and should they reduce their fees accordingly or even turn away work, asks Men

24 Jun 2019

A reasonable doubt is not good enough

Not only is the change to the civil standard of proof in disciplinary proceedings unlikely to result in more convictions, it is also a key differentiator marking out solicitors as trustworth

24 Jun 2019

Legal system is failing ‘ordinary people’

Research has found that 58% of people in England and Wales think the legal system is not set up for ordinar

30 May 2019

Sole practitioners exceed small firms' PEP

Profit-per-equity partner is on the rise for sole practitioners, with a survey finding it had exceeded that of two to four partner firms for the firs

16 May 2019

Putting clients at the centre: joined-up legal and accountancy services

The combined professional services approach is not the preserve of large accountancy firms, says Simon Walsh as he shares his organisation’s ow

08 May 2019