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Law firms report higher profits for ninth consecutive year

An annual benchmarking survey has revealed that law firms are steadily profiting for the ninth year in a row. Now in its 18th year, the Law Society Law Management Section’s Financial Benchmarking Survey 2019 contains responses from 210 firms. Participants provided two...

NALP host first ever National Paralegal Day

Last week, the National Association of Licensed Paralegals hosted the first ever National Paralegal Day.Hosted on 14th March, the event was held at the House of Commons. It was sponsored by Fabian Hamilton MP, and MC'd by actor and comedian Rob Hitchmough (best known...

Are UK law firms prepared for Brexit?

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, a Bellwether research paper published by LexisNexis UK reveals there is 'overwhelming inaction' on the part of independent law firms to prepare for Brexit.According to the Global Legal Post, a large portion of firms...

International Women’s Day #Balanceforbetter

Today marks International Women’s Day, a time for celebrating women’s achievements, while also calling for a more gender-balanced world. Collective action and shared ownership for driving gender parity is what makes International Women’s Day successful -...

Law Society warns no-deal will damage fight against crime

The Law Society has highlighted the potential issues that leaving the EU without an agreement could have on the judicial system.Christine Blacklaws, The Society’s president, said last week that a no-deal will make it harder to investigate cross-border...

Best law firms for work/life balance 2019

Legal Cheek has revealed the best law firms for work/life balance in 2019.A good work/life balance isn't just about avoiding long hours at work. It's also about having an open mind, exploring flexible working, avoiding 'presenteeism' and not emailing staff...

‘Skype a supreme court justice’ scheme given the green light

A new Skype-based outreach scheme that gives young schools students the opportunity to ask a Supreme Court justice questions will launch this month. As reported by Legal Cheek, the new ‘Ask a Justice’ programme offers students with a keen interest in law a...

You are invited to Legalex 2019

On the 27th & 28th, March thousands of dedicated legal professionals will flood to the ExCeL, London for LegalEx 2019. Legalex is Europe’s most comprehensive and all-encompassing trade show for legal professionals and the business behind the solicitor. Over 3,000...

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