More than a third of law firms in England and Wales owned by women

Equality in the solicitor profession is moving closer with more than a third of law firms in England and Wales now estimated to be majority-owned by women, the Law ... Read More

Society report: solicitors ready for ‘automation revolution’

Solicitors agree that legal business is brimming with innovators – but most are content for others to go first before deploying new technology. Yet as the ‘pyramid law firm ... Read More

First ever ‘para-law’ firm launches in the UK

The controversial new venture will allow unlicensed paralegals to do the bulk of case work in order to drive down costs for clients. Launched by the Kohen Rapoport Group ... Read More

A ‘tsunami’ of new lawyers in Ireland

Brexit has contributed to a ‘tsunami’ of new lawyers here, according to the Law Society of Ireland. Figures show the Society will have admitted an additional 1,347 new solicitors ... Read More
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SRA warns law firms about investment schemes

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has issued a warning  notice has been published telling solicitors about the risks of involvement in such schemes after a number of reports were received ... Read More

More than 1,000 new legal firms will be created this year in UK

More than 1,000 new solicitor firms will be created in 2016, official statistics suggest, a 30% increase on the last two years. From 1 January to 31 July, 612 ... Read More

Cashier jailed after stealing office money from international law firm

A cashier at a leading international law firm has been banned from the profession and served a jail sentence after stealing over £700,000. Juliette Holland, 46, was found to ... Read More

Research shows that poor online presence of Law Firms causes for miss out business

New research indicates that the vast majority of solicitors (94 per cent) have wrong or inconsistent information online, including basic details such as a phone number or email address. ... Read More

Privately educated dominate senior ranks at top law firms

The biggest diversity survey of the legal profession yet undertaken charts patchy progress on gender and race – but privately educated solicitors remain vastly over-represented in the senior ranks ... Read More
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