Legal Services Act

Bar Overplays The Independence Card

Gratuitous individuality threatens to hold chambers back at critical period for the legal market, writes barristers’ clerk Jeremy Hopkins On Monday the listed Australian law firm Slater & Gordon kicked off the Legal Services Act (LSA) era in earnest when it announced its market-wowing £54m acquisition of Russell Jones & Walker. Amid all the excitement... Read more »

LEGAL CHEEK CHAT – WITH JOSHUA ROZENBERG

Follow @JoshuaRozenberg Joshua Rozenberg, Britain's best-known legal commentator, takes 5 minutes out to share his views on OccupyLondon, media-friendly judges and who he most enjoys following on Twitter If you were 21 again, and had just graduated into this harsh job market, what would your strategy be? To take a year off; work abroad; and... Read more »