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Pupil barrister pay rises of up to 50% come into force

Increases to pupillage awards across England and Wales will came into effect yesterday, with some rookie barristers set for a 50% boost in earnings.According to The Legal Cheek, The Bar Standards Board (BSB) revealed last summer that financial awards for...

Simply Law Jobs announces Lawyer Monthly as exciting new partner

Simply Law Jobs is very pleased to announce its brand new partnership with leading legal publication Lawyer Monthly to provide legal jobs, news and opinions to its readers. The exclusive partnership will see Simply Law Jobs featuring on Lawyer Monthly’s...

Why transparency is now essential in the legal services sector

In the last five years, within the current legal services sector, changes have been so radical that consumers are undoubtedly confused. It used to be that if you had a legal problem, you would automatically turn to a solicitor. Paying for the services of a...

Firm switches to four-day working week

A legal firm has become one of the first UK businesses to switch to a four-day working week, in an effort to reduce staff stress levels.Bosses at Portcullis Legals, a Plymouth-based business which isn't regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority...

Court closures: new 7.30am-7.30pm travel benchmark set

The government has finally published its response to reforming the court and tribunal estate. The result? Future court closures should be based on the principle that people who must attend court should not have to leave their home before 7.30am and should...

What’s on at the Artificial Intelligence in Legal Services Summit?

MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon David Gauke, and President of The Law Society and Chair, Technology and the Law Commission,  Christina Blacklaws, will open the Artificial Intelligence in Legal Services Summit, which is being held...

The future of the Paralegal sector

The legal sector has changed rapidly over the last few years. Traditional attitudes to the provision of legal services have been upended.There are several reasons for the changes, but the main one is the requirement to comply with the regulatory objectives...

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