After much debate, criticism and conjecture, the controversial new ‘super-exam’ for solicitors, which has been proposed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), is now going forward, despite continuing opposition.
Recently CB Resourcing surveyed hiring managers across the UK legal information sector. The survey was presented on a panel at the 2018 BIALL conference with key figures from across the industry. The survey captured the priorities of hiring managers when adding to their teams.
Candidates with coding skills in languages such as Python with strong stakeholder management, deep industry knowledge as well as robust business research experience is an emerging combination of skills we are seeing in legal and professional services research teams.
In this episode, Tory MP Ken Clarke reveals why he has occasionally dressed up in women’s underwear. The former Lord Chancellor and current Father of the House of Commons also tells Kevin what he thinks of his new-found fans – drawn by his outspoken views on Brexit.
Taking advantage of the freedom the cloud affords is fast becoming the first choice for positive digital disruption, and many British legal firms have dared to reimagine their business and realise the benefits the cloud can bring.
A recent report into innovation in the legal sector found that although many firms recognise that technological innovation can help them to differentiate themselves from the competition, many practices are still not taking the required steps to capitalise on the opportunity that innovation offers them.
During my recent visit to Denver for the 2018 Aderant Momentum conference, I noticed a common theme as I interacted with attendees at the conference: Many law firm leaders are currently questioning the effectiveness of their financial reporting systems.