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The legal jargon dictionary

21st November 2014

Whether you are a law student, NQ or just seeking legal advice, legalese and legal speak is often complicated and confusing. It can take some time to get to grips with all of the specific terms and legal jargon, and…

Law firm confidence at a high

19th November 2014

The latest study from accountancy firm Smith & Williamson has found law firm business confidence at an eight-year high. The figures come from that of the firm’s 20th annual law firm survey and found…

Firms advising on the Gherkin sale

11th November 2014

The firms advising on the £700m sale of London’s landmark Gherkin building have been announced as Baker & McKenzie, CMS Cameron McKenna and Taylor Wessing. The news comes as Brazilian billionaire…

8 inspirational lawyers and how they got there

10th November 2014

When asking a lawyer why they got into their profession, a common answer is to aid in the seeking of justice. In such a powerful and often life-changing profession it is common to come across many inspirational…

Legal aid takes up more London law jobs

4th November 2014

Solicitors have taken to filling the legal aid void after government cuts leave the legal sector no choice but to step in and up the value of pro bono work across private sectors. In a move to provide better access…

Legal bloggers you should be following

30th October 2014

A lawyer’s education is never done. Few sectors change as frequently and are as competitive as the legal profession. Besides CPD courses and keeping up to date with the latest changes to the law and its role in…

PM speaks on foreign criminals

23rd October 2014

The Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken out on the progress of bringing foreign criminals to justice after a highly critical report that looks into the government’s handling of the issue was…

How to lose your legal clients

21st October 2014

In the competitive sector that is law, it has never been more paramount to ensure that your client retention rate as a law firm is as stable as possible. With an increasing number of firms offering competitive rates…