5 reasons why today’s vote won’t matter to the legal profession because Scottish lawyers already do things so very differently


There’s going to be some sort of democratic bonanza in a place made famous by an American-Australian actor in a Hollywood epic — but as far as the Scottish legal profession is concerned, it’s already independent Regardless of how the Scots vote — and let’s face it, who among us doesn’t wish they would get… Read more »

Lawyers can’t be stressed – they don’t drink coffee


Research reveals legal profession to be out of the top-10 groups addicted to the caffeine rush, suggesting all this talk of hard work is exaggerated Despite the image of highly-stressed law firm associates and trainees toiling under whip-cracking pressure from departmental partners in the rarefied air of global legal practice, lawyers don’t seem to be… Read more »

Legal executive chief leads lawyers in ice bucket challenge


Jury still out on whether Justice Secretary Grayling as well as Law Society and Bar Council top dogs will get wet They may have spent years being dismissed by solicitors and barristers as the invisible branch of the legal profession, but today legal executives took a front-row-centre spot in the professional firmament by leading the… Read more »