Flexible resourcing is becoming increasingly popular in the modern legal market and is process in which organisations offer lawyers as independent consultants or interim lawyers to clients needing legal assistance on an ad-hoc basis. Continue reading
The Law Commission have reported that online communications law is incoherent and fails to protect victims of abuse from harassment online.
The study was commissioned by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and calls for the reform and consolidation of existing criminal legislation dealing with offensive and abusive communications. Continue reading
With Brexit fast approaching, it is predicted that we will begin to see an increase in the amount of businesses seeking legal guidance over the next few years.
According to IRN, it is estimated that the business legal services will grow by 5% in 2019 with this increase “mainly due to an increase in Brexit-related work”. Continue reading
Since the beginning of 2018, we have seen many changes in the laws of driving as well as many new additions of laws to keep us on our toes. Many of us don’t actually know about these as we don’t generally get notified when something changes or gets added. To help clear things up here is a list of the law changes that have come into effect in 2018. Continue reading
Corporate law and litigation both have their own pros and cons when choosing a career in the legal industry. Both are also high in demand throughout the country.
But what is the difference between corporate law and litigation?
Corporate law vs litigation
Corporate law, as the name suggests, is based around corporations and their formation, their connection with other businesses, and their interactions with government, tax organisations, and the public. The role of a corporate attorney is to ensure that a business is operating within the law. Corporate attorneys will deal with a range of issues from contracts to shareholder issues and will often be involved in areas such as taxes, procuring assets or money and mergers and acquisitions. Continue reading
Law firms could begin to rely more heavily on artificial intelligence (AI) for decisions on the best strategic course to take in the future, according to a Law Society study. Continue reading