A Seat on the Board

A survey last year found one fifth of junior in-house lawyers now aspire to the boardroom.[1] I recalled that survey when I was asked a couple of weeks ago  “Should the in-house lawyer accept a place on the Board of their company?” At present, few UK lawyers can boast of having (so to speak) a … More A Seat on the Board

Brave New World

For UK lawyers, if not others, the world is turning upside down. As a result of technology and the liberalisation of the legal services market, the way in which the legal profession does business is rapidly changing. Supermarkets and accountants can now run law firms, if they choose. Proliferation is the order of the day … More Brave New World