An app that aims to be 'the Uber of legal and accountancy services' has been launched by solicitor and former managing partner of Harvey Ingram, Simon Astill.
The Junior Lawyers Division is encouraging members to participate in the Law Society’s consultation on a recommended minimum salary.
News-wise, there is a lot to absorb this week, including some big financial losses being reported, as well as bad news for both the “flash crash” trader and the Co-op’s Fairtrade suppliers.
The alternative 'equivalent means' route to qualifying as a solicitor has been successfully completed for the first time by Robert Houchill, who had been working as a senior paralegal in the immigration team at Bates Wells Braithwaite and is now a solicitor in the same team.
A report funded by the Bar Council has strongly criticised the trend of legal executive advocates and solicitor-advocates.
More flexible and innovative ways to qualify as a barrister could be enabled by the introduction of a professional statement defining what a newly-qualified barrister should be able to do from "day one", the Bar Standards Board has said.
Take a look at this compact selection of high-profile business stories from the last week – with compelling themes of takeovers and anti-competitive behaviour, they will undoubtedly have you hooked.
The 2015 Bar National Mock Trial Competition saw over 2,000 students from state schools compete in a series of mock trials.
A survey on the 'equivalent means' route to qualifying as a solicitor resulted in mixed responses from lawyers.
LawWorks has announced the appointment of its new chief executive, Martin Barnes.