Lawyers gather to declare it’s #Time4Justice

Lawyers gather to declare it’s #Time4Justice

Image: The Bar Council via Twitter Hundreds of lawyers gathered outside the Ministry of Justice on Wednesday evening to support the strike action taken by criminal defence barristers since the beginning of the month. So far, 95 chambers have declined publicly-funded...
Clifford Chance to teach its lawyers to code

Clifford Chance to teach its lawyers to code

Clifford Chance has launched a global training programme to help its lawyers stay up to date with technological developments. The new Tech Academy will allow staff at the international law firm to learn about coding, artificial intelligence, blockchain and data...
Every MP to be given copy of Secret Barrister book

Every MP to be given copy of Secret Barrister book

Image: The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken A crowdfunding campaign to send a copy of The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken to every MP has successfully reached its target in just three days. The book is the work of the...
In the news this week: Next, Uber, and Amazon

In the news this week: Next, Uber, and Amazon

The top business news of the week includes further difficulties for high street brands such as Next and House of Fraser. Uber has sold off its south-east Asia operations and Amazon has snapped up the headline sponsor spot for the next series of the Great British Bake...