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Lord Grabiner's cross-examination yesterday (21 January) by the Treasury Select Committee investigating the Bank of England's role in the foreign exchange scandal provides an interesting opportunity to reflect on barristers, costs and the influence of...
22 Jan 2015 | 16:20
Draft rules published by the European Banking Authority (EBA) in June 2014 would require European banks to quantify broadly-defined legal risks as part of their regulatory-capital calculations. They will force in-house teams to redraw risk-management ...
08 Jan 2015 | 13:59
Data privacy regulations are becoming more complex in today's changing IT landscape, and the consequences are huge. It's increasingly important for businesses to keep up to date on legal and regulatory issues of using public cloud while complying with...
04 Dec 2014 | 12:21
Legal Week Intelligence has received a record number of responses to the 2014 Client Satisfaction Survey.
10 Nov 2014 | 08:44
A few weeks ago, reports surfaced about a motion seeking to compel Norton Rose Fulbright to withdraw from representation of its client Duke University in a case brought against the university by the estate of John Wayne, which wants the right to marke...
15 Oct 2014 | 13:11
Amid recent changes in the law to promote more flexible ways of working, City lawyers may well reflect on their own inflexible working day and long hours culture...
01 Oct 2014 | 14:22
In this article, first published on The Justice Gap, Felicity Gerry looks back at the lessons learned from the Oscar Pistorius trial
19 Sep 2014 | 17:34
This summer, some of the editors of the UKSC Blog were invited to the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) to meet and interview Lord Neuberger. We think our discussions were pretty interesting; the highlights of which are set out below...
18 Sep 2014 | 14:48
Legal Week has just launched the 2014 version of its annual law firm information technology survey. It is designed for use by lawyers in all UK law firms, and only takes 10 minutes to complete. It covers the use of, and users' views on, a variety of e...
17 Sep 2014 | 11:12
Be mindful, walk while you work and keep posture perfect - in this article, Lawyers on Demand's Alison Gill sets out five top tips to be a happier, healthier lawyer...
29 Aug 2014 | 16:20
It's 12 months since I stopped being a lawyer. Well, I still cling to my practising certificate just in case it's ever needed as a life jacket, so technically still am a lawyer. I guess what I mean is it's that long since I stopped lawyering.
27 Aug 2014 | 12:18
A few days ago a number of newspapers reported that, following similar moves by a number of other UK institutions, the National Gallery in London has changed its strict no-photos-(please) policy, "after staff realised they were fighting a losing battl...
27 Aug 2014 | 11:24
Did you, as I did, succumb to the temptation of searching Cliff Richard's name on Twitter following the news that his Berkshire home had been "raided" by the police? If you did, you will have seen that many appear to be in no doubt as to his guilt.
20 Aug 2014 | 12:21
In a press conference this morning, Julian Assange told reporters a Wikleaks spokesman could confirm that: "I am leaving the embassy soon", and the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister, according to The Guardian: "referred to recent changes to the extradition ...
18 Aug 2014 | 14:55
This morning BBC Newsbeat reported an interesting piece of news: the Football Association Premier League (FAPL), which runs the Premier League, ie the leading professional football league competition for football clubs in England, has said that it is ...
15 Aug 2014 | 14:38